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Civil Practice – Diversity Jurisdiction – Amount in Controversy – Ad Damnun Clause – Nonmonetary Relief (access required)

The complaint’s ad damnum clause limits the damages sought to $75,000. However, plaintiff also seeks nonmonetary relief under S.C. Code Ann. § 37-10-105(c), which could render defendant unable to foreclose on plaintiff’s property or to collect the outstanding mortgage balance. Since the total amount of principal and interest plaintiff is obligated to pay on the ...

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