A review of the jurisdiction case Barker v. Barker decides personal jurisdiction over an individual in a contempt and/or modification context.
By Sarah McCormack, Family Lawyer
Personal jurisdiction over an individual in a contempt and/or modification context based upon him or her being a party to a domestic order under the Georgia long arm statute meets constitutionally sufficient minimum contacts standards.
Sarah McCormack practices family law with the Georgia law firm of Kessler & Solominay.
Crutchfield v. Lawson states objections to the proper venue for a contempt action can be waived, unlike an objection to subject matter jurisdiction.