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"This authoritative text covers jurisdiction and interstate and international private litigation in torts, contracts, business planning, family law (marriage, same-sex relationships, property rights, support, child custody), property, succession and estate administration, and the recognition of sister-state and foreign judgments. The text examines in depth the development and current state of approaches to choice of law. It also addresses issues of jurisdiction and applicable law in private litigation in federal court."--Publisher website.
Revised edition of: Conflict of laws / by Eugene F. Scoles [and others]. Previous editions of Hornbook series.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: the subject defined and overview The development and current state of approaches to choice of law Determining the applicable law Domicile Basic considerations in personal jurisdiction General jurisdiction Specific jurisdiction in tort cases Specific jurisdiction in contract cases Specific jurisdiction in statutory cases Special jurisdictional problems Limitations on jurisdiction Procedure Forming domestic relationships Marital property Dissolution of domestic relationships and its consequences Legitimation and adoption Torts Contracts Property Succession Trusts and powers of appointment Probate and administration of estates Corporations, winding-up, and bankruptcy Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and decrees.
Digital File Characteristics
Source of Description
Online resource (West Academic, viewed July 9, 2018).
Available in Other Form
Print version: Hay, Peter, 1935- Conflict of laws. Sixth edition. St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing,