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In Rem

Unlike in personam (which is against a person and its property) in rem is a technical term meaning " against a thing or property". Any lawsuit or judgement made against the property or thing is an action "in rem". In this case, the location of the property is important as the court can hold the trial only in the jurisdiction under which the land falls. Unlike in personam, the judgement can be against the land and not its owner.

 
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