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Civil Practice – Venue – Unemancipated Minor – Guardian ad Litem – Tort/Negligence – Medical Malpractice – Appeals (access required)

Jenkins v. Hearn Vascular Surgery, P.A. Even though the infant plaintiff has spent her entire life in a Forsyth County hospital, since she is an unemancipated minor who has not been abandoned, she is considered a resident of her parents’ home in Alamance County. All parties are Alamance County residents; therefore, venue in Forsyth County is improper.

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