2011 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 525 Garnishments
Section 525.240. Costs adjudged against plaintiff, when--allowance to garnishee.

MO Rev Stat § 525.240. What's This?

Costs adjudged against plaintiff, when--allowance to garnishee.

525.240. If any plaintiff in attachment shall cause any person to be summoned as garnishee, and shall fail to recover judgment against such garnishee, all the costs attending such garnishment shall be adjudged against such plaintiff, and the court shall render judgment in favor of such garnishee, against the plaintiff, for a sum sufficient to indemnify him or her for his or her bona fide time and expenses including actual employee costs, and reasonable attorney's fees, in preparing, attending and answering and defending in subsequent proceedings as garnishee.

(RSMo 1939 1583, A.L. 2000 S.B. 896)

Prior revisions: 1929 1419; 1919 1869; 1909 2436

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