§ 1C‑1855. Procedure for recognition and nonrecognition of foreign‑country judgment.
(a) If recognition of a foreign‑country judgment is sought as an original matter, the issue of recognition shall be raised by filing an action seeking recognition of the foreign‑country judgment.
(b) If recognition or nonrecognition of a foreign‑country judgment is sought in some other action, the issue of recognition may be raised by complaint, counterclaim, cross‑claim, or affirmative defense. (2009‑325, s. 2.)