§ 12-1570 Definitions
§ 12-1570.01 Scope of article
§ 12-1571 Issuance of writ
§ 12-1572 Application for writ of garnishment for monies or property
§ 12-1573 Bond amount and conditions
§ 12-1574 Issuance, service and return of writ; notice to debtor
§ 12-1577 Service of writ on branch of financial institution
§ 12-1578 Limitations on transfers by garnishee after service; replevin by judgment debtor
§ 12-1578.01 Time for answer
§ 12-1579 Answer of garnishee
§ 12-1580 Objection to garnishment or answer; hearing
§ 12-1581 Discharge of garnishee
§ 12-1582 Notice to garnishee of dismissal; hearing on costs and attorney’s fee
§ 12-1583 Judgment by default against garnishee
§ 12-1584 Judgment against garnishee; objection; hearing
§ 12-1585 Order regarding personal property subject to garnishment; objection; hearing
§ 12-1587 Discharge of garnishee if judgment or order not obtained within ninety days; exceptions
§ 12-1588 Answer disclosing shares of stock; judgment and sale
§ 12-1591 Taxing costs
§ 12-1592 Obedience of garnishee to judgment as bar
§ 12-1593 Contempt proceedings
§ 12-1595 Garnishment of bank account in names of two or more persons; bond of judgment creditor
§ 12-1596 Forms
§ 12-1597 Mailing; receipt; presumptions

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 12 > Chapter 9 > Article 4 - Garnishment of Monies or Property

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deliver: means any of the following:

    (a) To hand deliver. See Arizona Laws 12-1570

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact in the conduct or transaction concerned. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Judgment creditor: means a person or entity that has a money judgment or an order for support of a person that is due and unpaid or an order pursuant to chapter 14 of this title allowing him to garnish monies, personal property or shares of stock before final judgment on the underlying action. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Judgment debtor: means a person or entity against which a money judgment has been awarded or against which an order for support of a person is due and unpaid or against which an order pursuant to chapter 14 of this title has been entered. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Magistrate: means an officer having power to issue a warrant for the arrest of a person charged with a public offense and includes the chief justice and justices of the supreme court, judges of the superior court, judges of the court of appeals, justices of the peace and judges of a municipal court. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Monies: includes cash, credit and accounts, but does not include earnings as defined in section 12-1598, paragraph 4. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Personal property: means all property and interests to which a security interest may be perfected pursuant to title 47, chapter 9, except accounts. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Receipt: means actually received. See Arizona Laws 12-1570
  • Registered mail: includes certified mail. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • 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
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215