WAGE GARNISHMENT IN KENTUCKY
Asked by: alb-ga
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29 Jun 2004 18:44 PDT
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I have a small claims court judgement against an individual who is not paying despite many attempts to collect. How do I garnish his wages and what are the procedures and forms required to do this myself?
Re: WAGE GARNISHMENT IN KENTUCKY
Answered By: tutuzdad-ga on 29 Jun 2004 20:04 PDT
Dear alb-ga Thank you for allowing me an opportunity to answer your interesting question. The laws and civil procedure pertaining to garnishment in Kentucky are somewhat complicated. I would be doing you a great disservice to try and summarize the legal requirement to you considering that this is an issue of a legal nature. Because of that, before proceeding I recommend you familiarize yourself with these issues as much as possible, in the verbatim language they were intended to be read: Everything you need to know about initiating a garnishment preceeding by yourself (pro se) or with legal assistance in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is explained in detail in this document courtesy of the KENTUCKY COURTS OF JUSTICE: SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION OF DISTRICT COURT GENERAL INFORMATION AND POST JUDGEMENT COLLECTIONS http://www.kycourts.net/Resources/Small_Claims.pdf The statutes from which these provisions are set forth are: Kentucky Revised Statute § 425.501-526 501 Proceedings for obtaining order of garnishment. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/501.PDF 506 Attachment or garnishment of earnings -- Priority -- Order. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/506.PDF 511 Appearance of garnishee -- Failure to appear. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/511.PDF 516 Payment by garnishee -- Costs. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/516.PDF 521 Procedure if garnishee indebted to defendant. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/521.PDF 526 Action by plaintiff against garnishee -- Attachment. http://www.lrc.state.ky.us/KRS/425-00/526.PDF Below you will find that I have carefully defined my search strategy for you in the event that you need to search for more information. By following the same type of searches that I did you may be able to enhance the research I have provided even further. I hope you find that my research exceeds your expectations. If you have any questions about my research please post a clarification request prior to rating the answer. Otherwise, I welcome your rating and your final comments and I look forward to working with you again in the near future. Thank you for bringing your question to us. Best regards; Tutuzdad ? Google Answers Researcher INFORMATION SOURCES Defined above SEARCH STRATEGY SEARCH ENGINES USED: Google ://www.google.com SEARCH TERMS USED: KENTUCKY GARNISHMENT STATUTES WAGE GARNISHMENT KENTUCKY
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