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Court Adopts Test for Trust Citizenship (access required)

In this dispute over ownership of coal bed methane interests, the Abingdon U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, as a beneficiary of a trust that is a member of defendant LLC is a citizen of the same state as one of the plaintiffs. Plaintiffs contend that because one ...