25-9-603. Applicability. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), this part applies to a foreign-country judgment to the extent that the judgment:
(a) grants or denies recovery of a sum of money; and
(b) under the law of the foreign country where rendered, is final, conclusive, and enforceable.
(2) This part does not apply to a foreign-country judgment, even if the judgment grants or denies recovery of a sum of money, to the extent that the judgment is:
(a) a judgment for taxes;
(b) a fine or other penalty; or
(c) a judgment for dissolution of marriage, support, or maintenance, or other judgment rendered in connection with domestic relations.
(3) A party seeking recognition of a foreign-country judgment has the burden of establishing that this part applies to the foreign-country judgment.
History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 441, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 72, Ch. 382, L. 1997; amd. Sec. 6, Ch. 163, L. 2005; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 176, L. 2009.