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§ 11-802. Filing of foreign judgment

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 11. Judgments (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 8. Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-802
§ 11-802. Filing of foreign judgment
In general
(a)(1)(i) Except as provided in subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) of this paragraph, a copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with an act of Congress or statutes of this State may be filed in the office of the clerk of a circuit court.
(ii) If the face amount of the judgment is $2,500 or less, the copy shall be filed with the clerk of the District Court.
(iii) If the face amount of the judgment is not more than a jurisdictional amount described in § 4-401 of this article, but more than $2,500, the copy may be filed either with the clerk of the District Court or in the office of the clerk of a circuit court.
(2) The clerk shall treat the foreign judgment in the same manner as a judgment of the court in which the foreign judgment is filed.
Effect of foreign judgment
(b) A filed foreign judgment has the same effect and is subject to the same procedures, defenses, and proceedings for reopening, vacating, staying, enforcing, or satisfying as a judgment of the court in which it is filed.

Credits

Added by Acts 1987, c. 497, § 1, eff. July 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 141, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1991, c. 301, § 1, eff. July 1, 1991.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 11-802, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 11-802
Current through legislation effective through April 21, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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