2018 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 12 - Verdict and Judgment
Article 5 - Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
§ 9-12-116. Effect of recognition of foreign-country judgments

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-12-116 (2018)
    If the court in a proceeding under Code Section 9-12-115 finds that the foreign-country judgment is entitled to recognition under this article then, to the extent that the foreign-country judgment grants or denies recovery of a sum of money, the foreign-country judgment is:
  • (1) Conclusive between the parties to the same extent as the judgment of a sister state entitled to full faith and credit in this state would be conclusive; and

  • (2) Enforceable in the same manner and to the same extent as a judgment rendered in this state.

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