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Legal Statutes: Illinois

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Part 6. Foreign Judgments and Foreign-Money Claims View the full text of all sections at this level Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act

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(a) At the time of the filing of the foreign judgment, the judgment creditor or his lawyer shall make and file with the circuit clerk an affidavit setting forth the name and last known post office address of the judgment debtor, and the judgment creditor.

(b) Promptly upon the filing of a foreign judgment (other than a foreign order of protection) and the affidavit, the clerk shall mail notice of the filing of the foreign judgment to the judgment debtor at the address given and shall make a note of the mailing in the docket. The notice shall include the name and post office address of the judgment creditor and the judgment creditor's lawyer, if any, in this State. In addition, the judgment creditor may mail a notice of the filing of the judgment to the judgment debtor and may file proof of mailing with the clerk. Lack of mailing notice of filing by the clerk shall not affect the enforcement proceedings if proof of mailing by the judgment creditor has been filed.

(c) The clerk shall not mail notice of the filing of a foreign order of protection to the respondent named in the order.
P.A. 82-280, § 12-629, added by P.A. 87-358, § 1, eff. Sept. 9, 1991. Renumbered as § 12-653 and amended by P.A. 87-895, Art. 2, § 2-50, eff. Aug. 14, 1992. Amended by P.A. 89-686, Art. 10, § 10-5, eff. Dec. 31, 1996; P.A. 91-903, § 15, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.