§652-5  Successive sequestration of wages, upon change of employment.  Whenever any judgment debtor has left the employ of any garnishee, against whom an order has been duly issued, before the full amount of the judgment has been paid, and has entered the employment of some other person, or of the State, or any political subdivision thereof, then the judgment creditor may sequester any wages due the judgment debtor from the new employer by filing with such person, or the respective government comptroller or other officer a certified copy of the judgment and an affidavit of the judgment creditor, showing the amount remaining due and unpaid on account of the judgment.

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 652-5

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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
  • month: means a calendar month; and the word "year" a calendar year. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-20
  • Sequester: To separate. Sometimes juries are sequestered from outside influences during their deliberations.

     Thereafter, the new garnishee shall proceed to pay the same percentages of wages as required in an original garnishment, on the balance of the judgment, from week to week or month to month, until the balance due, with legal interest, is fully paid; or until such employment of the judgment debtor ceases.