A. When the judgment creditor has complied with the applicable provisions of §§ 12-1572 and 12-1573, the clerk, justice of the peace or city or town magistrate shall issue a writ of
garnishment of monies or property and a summons commanding the garnishee to appear
before the court out of which the writ issued within the time specified in the writ
to answer the writ.
B. The writ shall state:
1. The amount of the outstanding balance due on the judgment, including accrued attorney
fees, interest and allowable costs, as of the date of the issuance of the writ, and
the rate at which interest accrues on that judgment.
2. The name and address of the garnishee or the garnishee's authorized agent.
3. The name and address of the judgment creditor and the judgment creditor's attorney,
4. The last mailing address of the judgment debtor known to the judgment creditor.
C. The judgment creditor, in the manner required for a summons by rules of the court
in civil matters or by certified mail, return receipt requested, shall serve on the
garnishee two copies of the summons and writ of garnishment, a copy of the underlying
judgment, four copies of the answer form, two copies of the notice to judgment debtor
and request for hearing form and one copy of the instructions to garnishee provided
for in § 12-1596. If served by certified mail, the effective date of service is the date of receipt
by the garnishee.
D. Within three days, not including weekends and holidays, the garnishee shall deliver
to the judgment debtor a copy of the summons and writ of garnishment, a copy of the
underlying judgment and the notice to judgment debtor and request for hearing form.
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