2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3913 - No particular sequence of sheriff's acts required in garnishment proceeding

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3913 (2017)

§3913. No particular sequence of sheriff's acts required in garnishment proceeding

A. Nothing in the Code of Civil Procedure or in any other law shall be construed to require in a garnishment proceeding any particular sequence or order in which the sheriff serves on the garnishee the citation, copy of the petition, garnishment interrogatories, and notice of seizure, and in which he seizes the property and takes an inventory thereof.

B. Other than as provided in R.S. 13:3921 et seq. applicable to garnishments of wages, a garnishment shall not be continuing in nature and the garnishee need only respond as to property of the judgment debtor that the garnishee has in his possession or under his control at the time the garnishment interrogatories are served on him.

Added by Acts 1960, No. 32, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1961; Acts 1999, No. 887, §2.

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