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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
Chapter 17.2. Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act
6/15/2021

§ 8.01-465.13:5. Procedure for recognition of foreign-country judgment.

A. If recognition of a foreign-country judgment is sought as an original matter, the issue of recognition shall be raised by filing an action seeking recognition of the foreign-country judgment.

B. If recognition of a foreign-country judgment is sought in a pending action, the issue of recognition may be raised by counterclaim, cross-claim, or affirmative defense.

2014, c. 462.

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