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Home / Firm Blog / Litigation / UNIFORM ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS IN MICHIGAN
24
August
2015

UNIFORM ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS IN MICHIGAN

MCL 691.1173 Foreign judgment; filing; effect.

MCL 691.1173 provides that a copy of a foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with an act of congress or the laws of this state may be filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court, the district court, or a municipal court of this state. The clerk shall treat the foreign judgment in the same manner as a judgment of the circuit court, the district court, or a municipal court of this state. A judgment filed under this act has the same effect and is subject to the same procedures, defenses, and proceedings for reopening, vacating, or staying as a judgment of the circuit court, the district court, or a municipal court of this state and may be enforced or satisfied in like manner.

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