RULE 3A. ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS

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Rule 3A.01: Enrollment of Foreign Judgments.

Enrollment of a foreign judgment pursuant to the Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Act, T.C.A. §26-6-104, does not require filing of a complaint, but shall be by

(1)  Filing with the clerk of the Circuit Court or the Clerk & Master of the Chancery Court, a copy of a foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with the Acts of Congress or the statutes of this state;

(2)  Filing an Affidavit executed by the judgment creditor or the judgment creditor's lawyer, setting forth the name and last known post office address of the judgment debtor and the judgment creditor;

(3)  Filing a Notice of Filing that provides a description of the judgment creditor, judgment debtor, name and last known post office address of the judgment debtor and the judgment creditor and notice that the judgment creditor is enrolling a foreign judgment in Tennessee; and

(4)  Paying the appropriate filing fee to the Clerk for opening a miscellaneous file.
 

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