MCL - Section 691.1133

Act 20 of 2008

691.1133 Applicability of act; scope.

Sec. 3.

    (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), this act applies to a foreign-country judgment to the extent that both of the following apply:
    (a) The judgment grants or denies recovery of a sum of money.
    (b) Under the law of the foreign country where rendered, the judgment is final, conclusive, and enforceable.
    (2) This act does not apply to a foreign-country judgment, even if the judgment grants or denies recovery of a sum of money, to the extent that the judgment is any of the following:
    (a) A judgment for taxes.
    (b) A fine or other penalty.
    (c) A judgment for divorce, support, or maintenance or other judgment rendered in connection with domestic relations.
    (3) A party seeking recognition of a foreign-country judgment has the burden of establishing that this act applies to the foreign-country judgment.

History: 2008, Act 20, Imd. Eff. Mar. 7, 2008