Within two (2) business days after service of the writ and other documents as provided in section 11-703, Idaho Code, or if service is upon a financial institution, within one (1) business day, the sheriff shall hand deliver or mail to the judgment debtor and any third party named in the judgment creditor’s written directions as a co-owner or having an interest in the property or money to be levied upon, one (1) copy of all the documents and if the garnishee is a financial institution, the search fee and other information specified in section 11-703(1), Idaho Code. The judgment creditor shall identify in the judgment creditor’s written directions the last known mailing address of the judgment debtor and any third party to be served. The sheriff shall indicate on the return of the writ filed with the court the date and manner of service upon the judgment debtor and any third party and shall indicate the documents served.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 11-709

  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Financial institution: means any state bank, national bank, trust company, savings and loan association, savings bank, federal savings and loan association, federal savings bank or credit union, as those terms are defined in title 26, Idaho Code, or any federal credit union organized under the federal credit union act, 12 U. See Idaho Code 11-701
  • Garnishee: means a person or institution that is indebted to or is in possession of property, money or credits of a debtor whose property has been subjected to garnishment. See Idaho Code 11-701
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, evidences of debt and general intangibles as defined in the uniform commercial code — secured transactions. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • Writ: signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer, and the word "process" a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Idaho Code 73-114
If at the time of service of the writ the sheriff receives written answer from the garnishee stating that it has no money or other personal property belonging or owing to the judgment debtor, compliance with the provisions of this section shall not be required.