The Virginia Law Register Volume 6

The Virginia Law Register Volume 6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...of the defendants reside. Error to a judgment of the Circuit Court of Clarke county, rendered July 10, 1900, in an action of Assumpsit, wherein the plaintiffs in error were the plaintiffs, and the defendant in error was the defendant. Reversed. The opinion states the case. lllarshall Mc Cormick and Conrad Koumslar, for the plaintifls in error. Barton & Boyd, for the defendant in error. BUCHANAN, J., delivered the opinion of the court. This action was instituted against the defendant in error in the Circuit Court of Shenandoah county, where he resided, by the plaintiffs in error, one of whom was then and still is the judge of that court. A plea to the jurisdiction of the court was filed and the cause removed by an order in vacation to the Circuit Court of Clarke county, where two pleas to the jurisdiction of that court were filed. Upon the hearing the pleas were sustained and the action dismissed. The question involved in this writ of error to that judgment is whether a judge of a circuit court can bring an action or suit in the circuit court of any county or corporation in his circuit in which the defendant resides, ' or can only bring such action or suit in some county or corporation in an adjoining circuit. ' Reported by M. P. Burks, State Reporter. The provisions of law, so far as they affect this question, are found in sections 3214 and 3215 of the Code. The former section was amended and re-enacted by acts approved February 14 and March 3, 1900 (Acts 1899-1900, chapters 329 and 736), but the amendments made do not affect the question involved in this case. Section 3214, so far as applicable to this case, provides that " Any action at law or suit in equity, except where it is otherwise specially provided, may be brought...
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  • Paperback | 396 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 703g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236786629
  • 9781236786623