Much like jurisdiction, it’s important for you to have complied with your state court’s rules for service of process. If the defendant successfully attacks service of process, then your judgment would be voidable by a Michigan court. However, the simple remedy is to simply allow us to file a new lawsuit in Michigan.
In the overwhelming number of cases that we have domesticated in Michigan, we have not had any issues domesticating a judgment. The debtors generally know that they owe the money. Once we are able to obtain a Michigan judgment, our collection procedures are the same since the UEFJA provides that the judgment may be collected as any other.