§ 5301 Definitions
§ 5302 Applicability
§ 5303 Recognition and Enforcement
§ 5304 Grounds for Non-Recognition
§ 5305 Personal Jurisdiction
§ 5306 Stay in Case of Appeal
§ 5307 Recognition in Other Situations
§ 5308 Uniformity of Interpretation
§ 5309 Citation

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Practice Law and Rules > Article 53 - Recognition of Foreign Country Money Judgments Summary of Article

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.