2015 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 12. Civil Procedure
§12-1171. Right to garnishment - Classes of garnishment.

12 OK Stat § 12-1171 (2015) What's This?

A. Any creditor shall be entitled to proceed by garnishment in any court having jurisdiction against any person who shall be indebted to the creditor's debtor or has any property in his possession or under his control belonging to such creditor's debtor, in the cases, upon the conditions, and in the manner described by law.

B. Subject to the limitations and exceptions otherwise provided by law, there shall be two classes of garnishments:

1. Prejudgment garnishments, which shall consist only of general garnishments pursuant to Section 1173.3 of this title; and

2. Postjudgment garnishments, which shall consist of the following types of garnishments:

a.Income assignment for child support pursuant to the provisions of Section 1171.2 of this title;

b.Noncontinuing earnings garnishment pursuant to Section 1173 of this title;

c.Garnishment for collection of child support pursuant to Section 1173.2 of this title;

d.General garnishment pursuant to Section 1173.3 of this title; and

e.Continuing earnings garnishment pursuant to Section 1173.4 of this title.

R.L. 1910, § 4822. Amended by Laws 1965, c. 297, § 1; Laws 1989, c. 236, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Laws 1995, c. 338, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.

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