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Garnishment

Pre-Judgment Writs of Garnishment

Pre-judgment writs of garnishment against bank accounts and accounts payable can be very effective in collecting funds owed by a debtor. Florida Statutes §77.031 allows a creditor to obtain a writ of garnishment before serving the debtor with any notice. This...

Judgments Against Defaulted Garnishees

I recently had a potential client contact me concerning the consequences of a garnishee's failure to answer a writ of garnishment. Florida law provides that a judgment creditor may serve an employer to garnish a debtor's wages as well as any other entity that may be...