2019 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 (2019)
  • 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.


Code 1981, § 9-12-116, enacted by Ga. L. 2015, p. 996, § 2-1/SB 65.

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