§ 5300 Citation
§ 5301 Definitions
§ 5302 Applicability
§ 5303 Recognition Enforcement, and Proceedings
§ 5304 Grounds for Non-Recognition
§ 5305 Personal Jurisdiction
§ 5306 Stay of a Proceeding Pending Appeal of a Foreign Country Judgment
§ 5307 Effect of Recognition
§ 5308 Uniformity of Interpretation

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

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Foreign country: means a government other than:

    1. See N.Y. Civil Practice Law and Rules 5301

  • Foreign country judgment: means a judgment of a court of a foreign country. See N.Y. Civil Practice Law and Rules 5301
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.