What paperwork is needed for a garnishment?

We suggest you contact your attorney for advice prior to coming to our office.

When you come to our office, before we can process a garnishment, we will need:

  • General Execution
  • Notice of Garnishment
  • Directions to the Sheriff completed form
  • Prepayment of $100

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1. What does the Civil Division do?
2. What are the fees for paperwork to be served?
3. What is the “Directions to the Sheriff” form that is needed for Civil Papers?
4. Do you use the entire amount requested for prepayment?
5. How many times do you try to serve paperwork?
6. How do I know when my paperwork has been served?
7. What is a garnishment?
8. What paperwork is needed for a garnishment?
9. What is the “Directions to the Sheriff” form that is needed for a garnishment?
10. What information is needed for a WAGE garnishment?
11. How do I determine which county serves a WAGE garnishment?
12. What information is needed for a BANK garnishment?
13. How do I determine which county serves a BANK garnishment?
14. When will I receive any wages/funds that were garnished?
15. How do I receive the garnished wages/funds from the clerk of court?
16. How much money can be garnished from a paycheck or bank account?
17. I am the plaintiff, how do I know if any money will be collected?
18. I am the defendant whose wage/bank account is going to be garnished, how will I be notified?