(1) Salaries or sums due state, county, city and school board officers and employees shall be subject to attachment or garnishment.
(2) All sums due any person from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or any agency or department thereof, and all sums due from any county school board, city or county, shall be subject to attachment or garnishment.

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 427.130

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • City: includes town. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • 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
  • garnishment: means any legal or equitable procedure through which the earnings of any individual are required to be withheld for payment of any debt. See Kentucky Statutes 427.005
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010

(3) Service of attachments or garnishments upon the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall be made by serving the secretary of the finance and administration cabinet, and the state treasurer. No attachment or garnishment served upon the Commonwealth shall be valid unless the process shall specify the name of the employee, or other creditor, and the budget unit and division thereof through which the sum alleged to be due is payable.
History through 1968: Amended 1948 Ky. Acts ch. 188, sec. 1. — Amended 1942 Ky.
Acts ch. 102, secs. 1 and 2. — Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective
October 1, 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1701b.