MCL - Act 20 of 2008


Act 20 of 2008

AN ACT to revise the standards under which courts of this state recognize foreign money judgments; to establish procedures for the recognition of foreign money judgments; to limit the time within which an action to enforce a foreign money judgment may be commenced; to make uniform the law relating to the enforcement of foreign money judgments; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

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

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 691.1131 Section Short title.
Section 691.1132 Section Definitions.
Section 691.1133 Section Applicability of act; scope.
Section 691.1134 Section Foreign-country judgment; recognition by court; burden for establishing ground for nonrecognition.
Section 691.1135 Section Lack of personal jurisdiction; refusal of recognition prohibited; conditions; bases.
Section 691.1136 Section Recognition of foreign-country judgment; raising action as original matter; raising action by counterclaim, cross-claim, or affirmative defense.
Section 691.1137 Section Foreign-country judgment; findings.
Section 691.1138 Section Appeal; stay of proceedings.
Section 691.1139 Section Recognition of foreign-country judgment; commencement of action.
Section 691.1140 Section Applicability and construction of act; promotion of uniformity of law.
Section 691.1141 Section Recognition of foreign-country judgment under principles of comity.
Section 691.1142 Section Applicability of act.
Section 691.1143 Section Repeal of MCL 691.1151 to 691.1159.