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I leased a horse to another party. She breached lease agreement. Where do I sue her State or mine?

I leased a horse to another party. She flew to my residence, rode the horse and signed a written lease/purchase agreement. The agreement included terms for payment for me to transport the horse from Missouri to Ohio. The terms also included payment for round trip hauling of the horse if the lessee decided not to keep the horse. Now the lessee is refusing to pay the transportati...

10/29/2016   |   Category: Civil Actions » Jurisdiction   |   State: Missouri   |   #25852

Can Putting a Website on the Internet Create Personal Jurisdiction in Every State?

In a copyright infringement case: 3 defendants; 2 in Illinois; 1 in Texas. All 3 were in Illinois at the time of the infringement. The defendants created A website to sell Greeting Cards. The copyright owner of the artwork for the greeting cards lives in California where he filed suit for infringement. The website remained up for four (4) years before it was discovered by the ...

07/28/2010   |   Category: Civil Actions » Jurisdiction   |   State: California   |   #22776
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