Obstacles to obtaining binding determinations of domicile often block the personal jurisdiction required for alimony adjudication. A way out of the impasse, Professor Ritz argues, is offered by the mechanism of removing cases to federal courts under the constitutional grant of federal jurisdiction based on diversity of citizenship.
Wilfred J. Ritz,
Migratory Alimony: A Constitutional Dilemma in the Exercise of In Personam Jurisdiction,
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