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West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: January 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 3. Civil Procedure--District Court
Chapter 600. Judgment
Effective: January 1, 2020
MD Rules, Rule 3-623
(a) Generally. Subject to section (b) of this Rule, upon receiving for recordation a copy of a foreign judgment, as defined by Code, Courts Article, § 11-801, that is certified or authenticated in accordance with these Rules or statutes of this State, or of the United States, the clerk shall record and index the judgment. Upon recording a foreign judgment received from a person other than the clerk of the court of entry, the receiving clerk shall notify the clerk of the court of entry.
Cross reference: For the authority to file a foreign judgment in the District Court, see Code, Courts Article, § 11-802(a)(1)(ii) and (iii).
(b) Affidavit and Notice Requirements. At the time a foreign judgment is filed, the judgment creditor shall file an affidavit in compliance with Code, Courts Article, § 11-803(a). Upon receipt of the affidavit, the clerk shall mail to the judgment debtor the notice required by Code, Courts Article, § 11-803(b) and make a docket entry notation of the mailing.
Cross reference: For enforcement of foreign judgments, see Code, Courts Article, §§ 11-801 through 11-807. For provisions governing the stay of enforcement of a judgment, see Rule 3-632.
Source: This Rule is new.


[Adopted Nov. 19, 2019, eff. Jan. 1, 2020.]
MD Rules, Rule 3-623, MD R RCP DIST CT Rule 3-623
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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