Civil Actions and Procedures – Garnishments – Spousal Property

Bill Number:  SB0056

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Norman

Subject:  Judicial Proceedings

Bill Summary:

Providing that a garnishment against property held in a certain joint account is valid unless the persons named on the account were married prior to a certain date; establishing a presumption that the garnishment is valid unless, within 30 days after service of the writ of garnishment on the garnishee, either spouse files a motion objecting to the garnishment and serves a copy of the motion on the judgment creditor, the garnishee, and any other person named on the account; etc.

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