Alton v. Alton,
347 U.S. 610 (1954)

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Alton v. Alton, 347 U.S. 610 (1954)

Alton v. Alton

No. 531

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.

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