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Statutory interpleader is permitted if two or more claimants of diverse citizenship are making adverse claims to the same debt, instrument, or property owed or held by the plaintiff, and the debt, instrument, or property has a value of at least $500. Statutory interpleader 28 U.S.C. Section1335 has special provisions for venue, jurisdiction, and service of process if the two conditions stated above are met. Diversity of citizenship must exist between two adverse claimants. The citizenship of any other parties is not relevant if the above requirement is met. The limit for process under statutory interpleader is nationwide. Under statutory interpleader, venue is appropriate in any district where any claimant resides.

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