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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
Burnham v. Superior Court of California
Citation:495 U.S. 604 (1990)
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Francie Burnham (Plaintiff) and her husband Dennis Burnham (Defendant) were married and lived in New Jersey. They agreed to divorce on grounds of “irreconcilable differences,” and that Francie would move to California with their children. After she moved, Dennis filed for divorce in New Jersey on grounds of “desertion.” Francie then filed a separate suit for divorce in California. Dennis later visited California on a business trip, and he was served with process for the lawsuit.
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