Tag: #Jurisdiction

Frezghi v. Tesfamariam

In this quiet title case, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the trial court’s order granting plaintiffs a new trial and issued an ominous warning that the court “must not allow

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Commonwealth v. Fantauzzi

The Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated the defendant’s sentence and ruled that the lower court lacked jurisdiction to resentence him. The case’s procedural history is tortured but can be summarized as

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Devers v. Devers

In this matrimonial appeal, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that the trial court erroneously found a lack of subject matter jurisdiction over Plaintiff’s claim that an account held by

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M.A.P. v. E.B.A.

The New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that the lower court did not possess personal jurisdiction over a nonresident alleged to have fathered a child during a sexual relationship with a

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Commonwealth v. Woolstrum

In an opinion hardly longer than this summary, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reaffirmed its prior holding that “a judgment of sentence becomes final the day an appellant discontinues his direct

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Turner v. Estate of Baird

Two neighbors fought over an abandoned roadway between their properties. The Superior Court of Pennsylvania vacated the lower court’s ruling and held it lacked subject matter jurisdiction because the township

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