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California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1718

1718. (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.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 212, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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