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§ 10-701. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Foreign Money Judgments Recognition (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-701
§ 10-701. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
Foreign judgment
(b) “Foreign judgment” means any judgment of a foreign state granting or denying recovery of a sum of money. It does not mean a judgment for taxes, fine, or penalty, or a judgment for support in matrimonial or family matters.
Foreign state
(c) “Foreign state” means any governmental unit other than the United States, or any state, district, commonwealth, territory, insular possession thereof, or the Panama Canal Zone, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or the Ryukyu Islands.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 5, § 1.
Formerly Art. 35, § 53A.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-701, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-701
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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