No. 73-762.

419 U.S. 393 (1975)


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided January 14, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James H. Reynolds argued the cause for appellant. With him on the briefs was Paul E. Kempter.

Elizabeth A. Nolan, Assistant Attorney General of Iowa, argued the cause for appellees. With her on the brief were Richard C. Turner, Attorney General, and George W. Murray, Special Assistant Attorney General.

MR. JUSTICE REHNQUIST delivered the opinion of the Court.

Appellant Carol Sosna married Michael Sosna on September 5, 1964, in Michigan. They lived together in New York between October 1967 and August 1971, after which date they separated but continued to live in New York. In August 1972, appellant moved to Iowa with her three children, and the following month she petitioned the District Court of Jackson County, Iowa, for...

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