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Attorn

To turn over money, rent, or goods to another. To assign to a specific function or service.

attorn

verb allot, assign, cede, confer, confer ownnrship, consign, convey, deliver, demise, devise, devolve upon, dispose of, give, grant, impart, let, part with, pass down, relinquish, transfer, turn over

attorn

see ATTORNMENT.
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Whereas extraprovincial members of opt-in class actions can be said to have attorned to the forum court's jurisdiction, it is not possible to assert that non-resident plaintiffs who have failed to opt-out have similarly consented.
was decidedly clear that the real and substantial connection standard was satisfied by the traditional bases of jurisdiction simpliciter grounded on territorial jurisdiction over a defendant present within the forum, or who submitted to the exercise of that jurisdiction by a contractual agreement, or who attorned to the jurisdiction by taking procedural steps to defend the action.
The motions judge dismissed the Parsons action, finding that, by his counsel's appearance, the plaintiff had attorned to the jurisdiction of the Illinois court.