Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code - Section 16.066. Action On Foreign Judgment
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Section: 16.037 16.051 16.061 16.062 16.063 16.064 16.065 16.066 16.067 16.068 16.069 16.070 16.071 16.072 17.001
§ 16.066. ACTION ON FOREIGN JUDGMENT. (a) An action on a
foreign judgment is barred in this state if the action is barred
under the laws of the jurisdiction where rendered.
(b) An action against a person who has resided in this state
for 10 years prior to the action may not be brought on a foreign
judgment rendered more than 10 years before the commencement of the
action in this state.
(c) In this section "foreign judgment" means a judgment or
decree rendered in another state or a foreign country.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
Last modified: August 11, 2007