Jurisdiction over Property: Definition & Types


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Two parties from different states are involved in a car accident in the resident state of one of the parties. Which type of jurisdiction is used to control property?

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1. What is used in in rem jurisdiction to determine a relationship between the defendants and the state?

2. Why would a plaintiff or state use in rem jurisdiction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you check your knowledge of what jurisdiction over property means. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include motion to sequester and in rem jurisdiction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to review:

  • In rem jurisdiction
  • The type of jurisdiction used to control property
  • Substantive due process
  • Minimum contact rule

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding jurisdiction over property and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding in rem jurisdiction
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as substantive due process and quasi in rem jurisdiction

Additional Learning

Make sure to also read the lesson called Jurisdiction over Property: Definition & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Define jurisdiction over property
  • Learn what in rem jurisdiction gives
  • Differentiate quasi in rem jurisdiction and in rem jurisdiction
  • Explore the concept of motion to sequester
  • Determine what substantial due process means
  • Understand in personam jurisdiction