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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 55
JUDGMENTS
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F.S. 55.6055
55.6055 Foreign defamation judgment.
(1) For the purposes of rendering declaratory relief with respect to a person’s liability for a foreign defamation judgment and determining whether the foreign defamation judgment should be deemed nonrecognizable under s. 55.605, the courts of this state have personal jurisdiction over any person who obtains a judgment in a defamation proceeding outside the United States against any person who:
(a) Is a resident of this state;
(b) Is a person or entity amenable to the jurisdiction of this state;
(c) Has assets in this state; or
(d) May have to take action in this state to comply with the judgment.
(2) This section applies to judgments rendered in defamation proceedings outside the United States before, on, or after July 1, 2009.
History.s. 2, ch. 2009-232.