2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
TITLE XXXVI STATUTORY ACTIONS AND TORTS
Chapter 525 Garnishments
Section 525.040. Effect of notice of garnishment.


MO Rev Stat § 525.040. What's This?

Effect of notice of garnishment.

525.040. Notice of garnishment, served as provided in sections 525.010 to 525.480 shall have the effect of attaching all personal property, money, rights, credits, bonds, bills, notes, drafts, checks or other choses in action of the defendant in the garnishee's possession or charge, or under his control at the time of the service of the garnishment, or which may come into his possession or charge, or under his control, or be owing by him, between that time and the time of filing his answer; but he shall not be liable to a judgment in money on account of such bonds, bills, notes, drafts, checks or other choses in action, unless the same shall have been converted into money since the garnishment, or he fail, in such time as the court may prescribe, to deliver them into court, or to the sheriff or other person designated by the court.

(RSMo 1939 1563, A.L. 1971 H.B. 295)

Prior revisions: 1929 1399; 1919 1849; 1909 2416

Effective 7-8-71

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