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i live in NV, and got served with lawsuit out of NJ. Paper

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i live in NV, and got served with lawsuit out of NJ. Paper says "civil action". If I don t show up in NJ, can a judgement in NJ affect any assets in NV or is it only valid in NJ?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 5 years ago.

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Unfortunately the New Jersey judgment can be executed on your assets in Nevada. The Full Faith and Credit Clause of the U.S. Constitution requires a state to honor the judgment of another state

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