A. The party who obtains the writ of garnishment for earnings shall deliver a copy of the order on the writ to the garnishee and the defendant.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-819

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Writ: means an order or precept in writing issued in the name of the state or by a court or judicial officer. See Arizona Laws 1-215

B. After service or delivery of the order is made, section 12-1598.10 applies, except that "judgment creditor" includes a victim or the court, the clerk of the court or the prosecuting attorney that obtains the writ of garnishment and "judgment debtor" includes a criminal defendant.

C. Section 12-1598.12 applies to continuing liens for writs of criminal garnishment. Section 12-1598.12 applies to reporting by the party obtaining the writ of criminal garnishment, except that "judgment creditor" includes a victim or the court, the clerk of the court or the prosecuting attorney that obtains the writ of garnishment and "judgment debtor" includes a criminal defendant.