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Washington Revised Code Title 6. Enforcement of Judgments § 6.27.070. Issuance of writ--Form--Dating--Attestation

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<See Proclamations by the Governor 20-49 (2019 WA EO P20-49), issued April 14, 2020, 20-49.1 (2019 WA EO P20-49.1), issued May 15, 2020, 20-49.2 (2019 WA EO P20-49.2), issued May 22, 2020, 20-49.3 (2019 WA EO P20-49.3), issued May 26, 2020, 20-49.4 (2019 WA EO P20-49.4), issued May 29, 2020, 20-49.5 (2019 WA EO P20-49.5), issued June 18, 2020, 20-49.6 (2019 WA EO P20-49.6), issued July 2, 2020, 20-49.7 (2019 WA EO P20-49.7), issued August 4, 2020, 20-49.8 (2019 WA EO P20-49.8), issued September 2, 2020, 20-49.9 (2019 WA EO P20-49.9), issued October 2, 2020, 20-49.10 (2019 WA EO P20-49.10), issued November 10, 2020, 20-49.11 (2019 WA EO P20-49.11), issued December 8, 2020, 20-49.12 (2021 WA EO P20-49.12), issued January 4, 2021, 20-49.13 (2021 WA EO P20-49.13), issued January 19, 2021, 20-49.14 (2021 WA EO P20-49.14), issued March 18, 2021, and 20-49.15 (2021 WA EO P20-49.15), issued August 4, 2021, related to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, for suspension of provisions of this section.>

(1) When application for a writ of garnishment is made by a judgment creditor and the requirements of RCW 6.27.060 have been complied with, the clerk shall docket the case in the names of the judgment creditor as plaintiff, the judgment debtor as defendant, and the garnishee as garnishee defendant, and shall immediately issue and deliver a writ of garnishment to the judgment creditor in the form prescribed in RCW 6.27.100, directed to the garnishee, commanding the garnishee to answer said writ on forms served with the writ and complying with RCW 6.27.190 within twenty days after the service of the writ upon the garnishee.  The clerk shall likewise docket the case when a writ of garnishment issued by the attorney of record of a judgment creditor is filed.  Whether a writ is issued by the clerk or an attorney, the clerk shall bear no responsibility for errors contained in the writ.

(2) The writ of garnishment shall be dated and attested as in the form prescribed in RCW 6.27.100.  The name and office address of the plaintiff's attorney shall be indorsed thereon or, in case the plaintiff has no attorney, the name and address of the plaintiff shall be indorsed thereon.  The address of the clerk's office shall appear at the bottom of the writ.

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