Alton v. AltonAnnotate this Case
347 U.S. 610 (1954)
U.S. Supreme Court
Alton v. Alton, 347 U.S. 610 (1954)
Alton v. Alton
Argued April 7, 1954
Decided June 1, 1954
347 U.S. 610
An action for divorce in the District Court of the Virgin Islands by the wife of a Connecticut domiciliary was dismissed for want of jurisdiction. While a review of that decision was pending here, the husband obtained a final divorce in a Connecticut state court.
Held: in the circumstances stated in the opinion, the judgment of the District Court of the Virgin Islands must be vacated and the cause dismissed as moot.
207 F.2d 607, judgment vacated and cause remanded.