(1) A copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the Act of Congress or the statutes of this state may be filed in the office of the clerk of any circuit court of any county of this state. The clerk shall treat the foreign judgment in the same manner as a judgment of the circuit court.
(2) A certified copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the Act of Congress or the statutes of this state shall be recorded in the County Clerk Lien Record of any county other than the county in which the judgment is originally filed, in order to become a lien upon the real property of the judgment debtor in that county as provided in ORS 18.152.
(3) 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 the circuit court in which the foreign judgment is filed, and may be enforced or satisfied in like manner.
(4) A foreign judgment of a tribal court of a federally recognized Indian tribe that is filed in a circuit court under this section, and that otherwise complies with 26 U.S.C. 414(p) as a domestic relations order as defined in 26 U.S.C. 414(p), is a domestic relations order made pursuant to the domestic relations laws of this state for the purposes of 26 U.S.C. 414(p). [1979 c.577 §2; 1985 c.343 §5; 1987 c.586 §14; 1995 c.273 §13; 2003 c.576 §180; 2007 c.663 §1]
Note: Section 2, chapter 663, Oregon Laws 2007, provides:
Sec. 2. The amendments to ORS 24.115 by section 1 of this 2007 Act apply to all judgments, decrees and orders of tribal courts of federally recognized Indian tribes, whether filed in a circuit court before, on or after the effective date of this 2007 Act [June 27, 2007]. [2007 c.663 §2]Section: Previous 24.060 24.070 24.080 24.090 24.100 24.105 24.110 24.115 24.120 24.125 24.129 24.130 24.135 24.140 24.150 Next
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