North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 1C Enforcement of Judgments

Article 0 - Reserved

Article 16 - Exempt Property.

  • § 1C-1601   What property exempt; waiver; exceptions
    (a) Exempt property. Each individual, resident of this State, who is a debtor is entitled to retain free of the enforcement of the claims of...
  • § 1C-1602   Alternative exemptions
    The debtor may elect to take the personal property and homestead exemptions provided in Article X of the Constitution of North Carolina instead of the...
  • § 1C-1603   Procedure for setting aside exempt property
    (a) Motion or Petition; Notice. (1) A judgment debtor may have his exempt property designated by motion after judgment has been entered against him. (2)...
  • § 1C-1604   Effect of exemption
    (a) Property allocated to the debtor as exempt is free of the enforcement of the claims of creditors for indebtedness incurred before or after the...
  • § 1C-1605 through 1C-1700   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 17 - Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act.

  • § 1C-1701   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act. (1989, c. 747.)
  • § 1C-1702   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Foreign Judgment" means any judgment, decree, or order of a court of the United...
  • § 1C-1703   Filing and status of foreign judgments
    (a) A copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with an act of Congress or the statutes of this State may be filed in...
  • § 1C-1704   Notice of filing; service
    (a) Promptly upon the filing of a foreign judgment and affidavit, the judgment creditor shall serve the notice of filing provided for in subsection (b)...
  • § 1C-1705   Defenses; procedure; stay
    (a) The judgment debtor may file a motion for relief from, or notice of defense to, the foreign judgment on the grounds that the foreign...
  • § 1C-1706   Fees
    The enforcement of a foreign judgment under this Article shall be subject to the costs and fees set forth in Article 28 of Chapter 7A...
  • § 1C-1707   Optional procedure
    This Article may not be construed to impair a judgment creditor's right to bring a civil action in this State to enforce such creditor's judgment....
  • § 1C-1708   Judgments against public policy
    The provisions of this Article shall not apply to foreign judgments based on claims which are contrary to the public policies of North Carolina. (1989,...
  • § 1C-1709 through 1C-1749   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 17A - Enforcement of Foreign Judgments for Noncompensatory Damages.

Article 18 - North Carolina Foreign Money Judgments Recognition Act.

  • § 1C-1800   Short title
    This Article may be cited as the North Carolina Foreign Money Judgments Recognition Act. (1993, c. 188.)
  • § 1C-1801   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Foreign judgment" means any judgment of a foreign state granting or denying recovery of a sum of money, other...
  • § 1C-1802   Applicability of Article
    This Article applies to any foreign judgment that is final and conclusive and enforceable where rendered even though an appeal of the judgment is pending...
  • § 1C-1803   Recognition and enforcement
    Except as provided in G.S. 1C‑1804, a foreign judgment meeting the requirements of G.S. 1C‑1802 is conclusive between the parties to the extent that it...
  • § 1C-1804   Grounds for nonrecognition
    (a) A foreign judgment is not conclusive if: (1) The judgment was rendered under a system that does not provide impartial tribunals or procedures compatible...
  • § 1C-1805   Basis for personal jurisdiction
    (a) The foreign judgment shall not be refused recognition for lack of personal jurisdiction if: (1) The defendant was served personally in the foreign state;...
  • § 1C-1806   Stay pending an appeal
    If the defendant satisfies the court either that an appeal is pending or that the defendant is entitled and intends to appeal from the foreign...
  • § 1C-1807   Situations not covered by Article
    This Article does not prevent the recognition of foreign judgments in situations not covered by this Article. (1993, c. 188, s. 1; 1995, c. 509,...
  • § 1C-1808   Uniformity of interpretation
    This Article shall be construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law of those states that enact it. (1993, c. 188.)
  • § 1C-1809 through 1C-1819   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 19 - The North Carolina Foreign-Money Claims Act.