The affidavit required by section 2716.03 of the Revised Code in a proceeding for garnishment of personal earnings shall be accompanied by the return receipt requested for the written demand made pursuant to section 2716.02 of the Revised Code, the unclaimed letter, or a photographic or other direct image copy of the receipt or letter if the demand was sent by certified mail, return receipt requested; by proof of service by the court of the demand; or by a properly completed and stamped certificate of mailing by regular mail, a photographic or other direct image copy of the demand, and a sworn statement that it was sent by regular mail. The clerk shall serve a copy of the affidavit on the garnishee.
Terms Used In Ohio Code 2716.04
- 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
- Personal earnings: means money, or any other consideration or thing of value, that is paid or due to a person in exchange for work, labor, or personal services provided by the person to an employer. See Ohio Code 2716.01
- service: means a corporation organized under Chapter 1702 of the Revised Code for the purpose of counseling consumers with respect to their financial obligations and assisting them in dealing with their creditors. See Ohio Code 2716.03