(a)(1)(i) Except as provided in subparagraphs (ii) and (iii) of this paragraph, a
copy of any foreign judgment authenticated in accordance with an act of Congress or
statutes of this State may be filed in the office of the clerk of a circuit court.
(ii) If the face amount of the judgment is $2,500 or less, the copy shall be filed
with the clerk of the District Court.
(iii) If the face amount of the judgment is not more than a jurisdictional amount
described in § 4-401 of this article, but more than $2,500, the copy may be filed either with the clerk
of the District Court or in the office of the clerk of a circuit court.
(2) The clerk shall treat the foreign judgment in the same manner as a judgment of
the court in which the foreign judgment is filed.
(b) A filed foreign judgment has the same effect and is subject to the same procedures,
defenses, and proceedings for reopening, vacating, staying, enforcing, or satisfying
as a judgment of the court in which it is filed.
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