A.H. v. Superior Court of Orange County (2023)

March 17, 2023

Out-of-state courts that do not affirmatively assert subject matter jurisdiction cede it completely to California; Out-of-state courts may be inferred to have ceded SMJ by inaction, hesitancy, or delay; Having ceded SMJ, the out-of-state court cannot reclaim it unless CA court relinquishes jurisdiction


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