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This was a judgment for non payment of rent. This judgment was issued in The General District court of Henrico county. Which means it's governed by this va statute:
§ 16.1-94.1. Limitations on enforcement of district court judgments.
For judgments entered in a general district court on or after January 1, 1985, no execution shall be issued or action brought on such judgment, including a judgment in favor of the Commonwealth, after ten years from the date of such judgment except as provided in § 16.1-69.55 B 4.
(1983, c. 499.)
I thank you for your help and I don't mean to be rude but I'm looking for an answer that alluded me in my own research.....so I need a professional knowledgeable of Maryland Foreign Judgment laws. Also the 2nd question was never answered "Does the Foreign Judgment get a new life cycle and SOL or does the original state's SOL carry over".
Does section (2) of this code clearly interpret to say the statute restarts or defaults to new state's statute? The Foreign Judgment was issued in 2003 and filed in Maryland in 2011, 8 years later. The VA code says enforcement action must be taken within 5 years for this kind of contract. Is filing in another state enforcement action?