In Personam Jurisdiction
In Personam Jurisdiction Legal Definition
In Personam Jurisdiction in Connecticut
The court acquired no jurisdiction to render a judgment . . . binding the defendant personally, since he was a nonresident on whom personal service had not been made, although it did have jurisdiction in rem over the attached realty. An order directing the payment of alimony (see more about Alimony in the U.S.) or supportis a judgment in personam. Robertson v. Robertson, 164 Connecticut 140, 143-144 (1972).
Note: Definition based in the Connecticut Judicial Branch Family Glossary