Terms Used In Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code 114.011

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • 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
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Texas Government Code 311.005

Satisfaction and payment of any judgment under this chapter may not be paid from funds appropriated to the state agency from general revenue unless the funds are specifically appropriated for that purpose. Property of the state or any agency, department, or office of the state is not subject to seizure, attachment, garnishment, or any other creditors’ remedy to satisfy a judgment taken under this chapter.