2016 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 928 - Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Section 52-606 - Grounds for stay of enforcement. Notice to judgment creditor.
(a) If the judgment debtor shows the court that an appeal from the foreign judgment is pending or will be taken, or that a stay of execution has been granted, the court shall stay enforcement of the foreign judgment until the appeal is concluded, the time for appeal expires or the stay of execution expires or is vacated, upon proof that the judgment debtor has furnished the security for the satisfaction of the judgment required by the state in which it was rendered. The judgment debtor shall provide notice of the stay of enforcement to the judgment creditor (1) by registered or certified mail, postage prepaid, return receipt requested, restricted delivery, or (2) by verified delivery to the judgment creditor as the named addressee by private messenger, delivery or courier service.
(b) If the judgment debtor shows the court any ground upon which enforcement of a judgment of a court of this state would be stayed, the court shall stay enforcement of the judgment for an appropriate period, upon requiring the same security for satisfaction of the judgment as is required in this state. The judgment debtor shall provide notice of the stay of enforcement to the judgment creditor.
(P.A. 73-498, S. 4; P.A. 00-191, S. 10.)
History: P.A. 00-191 added provision to Subsec. (a) that judgment debtor shall provide notice of stay of enforcement to judgment creditor by registered or certified mail or verified delivery and added provision to Subsec. (b) requiring judgment debtor to provide notice of stay of enforcement to judgment creditor.
A court may stay an action upon request of plaintiff, a judgment creditor who initiated the current action, while an appeal is pending in a foreign jurisdiction. 163 CA 642.