Chapter 18 - Garnishment

43.1801 Right to garnish.

Property of a defendant in the possession of…

43.1802 How effected-Service of notice.

(a) The officer serving a writ of garnishment…

43.1803 Persons who may be garnished-Exclusions.

(a) A marshal or clerk of court may be garnis…

43.1804 Death of garnishee.

If a garnishee dies after he has been summone…

43.1805 Interrogatories to garnishee.

(a) When the plaintiff, in writing, directs t…

43.1806 Refusal to answer interrogatories-Failure to appear and answer.

(a) If the garnishee refuses to answer the in…

43.1807 Controversion of answers by pleading.

When the garnishee has answered the interroga…

43.1808 Notice of controverting pleading.

No judgment may be rendered against a garnish…

43.1809 Deposit in court by garnishee.

A garnishee may, at any time after answer, ex…

43.1810 Pleading by defendant in main action-Resolution of issues.

The defendant in the main action may, by suit…

43.1811 Judgment.

(a) If it is made to appear that the garnishe…

43.1812 Defendant to receive notice of proceedings before judgment.

Judgment against the garnishee may not be ent…

43.1813 Judgment conclusive.

A judgment in the garnishment action condemni…

43.1814 Suspension of execution when debt is not due.

If the debt of the garnishee to the defendant…

43.1815 Garnishee’s liability on debt due by negotiable paper.

The garnishee may not be made liable on a deb…