Marco Evani, Inc. and Sergio Iaccarino v. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA

New York Court Denies Motion to Quash Enforcement of Texas Court Judgment Based on Full Faith and Credit Clause

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We represented JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. s/h/a JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA ("Chase"), a custodian stakeholder of certain deposited funds, in response to an emergency motion of a judgment debtor seeking to quash a judgment of garnishment obtained in Texas. In response, we argued that the Texas judgment was entitled to full faith and credit under the United States Constitution and as such, plaintiffs/ judgment debtors were prohibited from collaterally attacking it in New York. The Court agreed with our position and denied plaintiff's motion.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Constitutional Law Updates, Finance & Banking Updates

Reference Info:Decision | State, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States