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Personal Jurisdiction in Protective Order Decisions  

Author:  Anne L.  Perry, Esq..

Source: Volume 14, Number 04, April/May 2009 , pp.51-52(2)

Domestic Violence Report

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This column discusses recent court cases involving protective orders, a subject of interest to readers of DVR, including: Caplan v. Donovan , 879 N.E.2d 117 (Mass.), cert. denied , 128 S.Ct. 2088 (2008); Dobos v. Dobos, 2008 WL 4767081 (Ohio Ct. App. 2008).

Keywords: Massachusetts: Personal Jurisdiction Not Required for Abuse-Prevention Order as Long as Order Imposed No Affirmative Obligations on Defendant; Ohio: Case Remanded for Evidentiary Hearing on Fear of Imminent Harm Where CPO Denied for Lack of Jurisdict

Affiliations:  1: Contributing Editor at DVR.

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