Section 12-21-38

Copies of proceedings and judgments of foreign courts not of record.

Copies of the proceedings and judgments of any court not of record of any state or territory in the United States or of the District of Columbia, certified by the judge or judges, under his or their hands and seals, before whom the proceedings were had or judgments rendered or their successors in office, or other judges having legal custody thereof, that the same are true and complete copies of the proceedings or judgments, with the certificate of the clerk or prothonotary of any court of record of the county or district where said judge or judges shall hold his or their office or offices, certifying, under the seal of said court, that the judge or judges were, at the time when the proceedings were had or judgments rendered and when the copy was taken, duly commissioned and qualified to act as such, shall be admissible as evidence in any of the courts of this state.

(Code 1923, §7708; Code 1940, T. 7, §422.)