2018 Mississippi Code
Title 11 - Civil Practice and Procedure
Chapter 7 - Practice and Procedure in Circuit Courts
Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
§ 11-7-303. Filing copy of foreign judgment; enforcement.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 11-7-303 (2018)

A copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the act of Congress or the statutes of this state or any rule promulgated and adopted by the Mississippi Supreme Court may be filed in the office of the clerk of the circuit court of any county in this state. Said clerk shall treat the foreign judgment in the same manner as a judgment of the circuit court of any county in this state. A judgment so filed has the same effect and is subject to the same procedures, defenses and proceedings for reopening, vacating or staying as a judgment of a circuit court of any county in this state and may be enforced or satisfied in like manner, subject to the provisions of Section 15-1-45. Any foreign judgment for the purpose described in Section 85-3-52 shall not be a lien on any property in this state, real, personal or mixed, that is owned by a resident of this state, and shall not be enforced or satisfied against any such property.

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