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GARNISHMENT

See also CREDITORS; DEBTORS; DEFAULT; FORECLOSURE; REPOSSESSION

Agricultural property, mandatory mediation proceedings, notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 583.26

Appeals, generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.88

Attorneys' summary executions, see under EXECUTIONS (CREDITORS REMEDIES)

Authorization

Earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.92 to 2017 571.927

Financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.911 to 2017 571.915

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71 to 2017 571.90

Bad faith claims, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Banks, vacating, possession by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2017 49.04

Child support judgments

County as creditor, garnishment effective until judgment satisfied, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73, 2017 571.922

Forms, creditor's duty to change, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Medical assistance, personal needs allowance, increase, Minn. Statutes 2017 256B.35

Time garnishment effective, creditors other than county, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.923

Collection agencies, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 332.37

Compensation and salaries

Earnings, see same under this topic

Effect of garnishment, assignment, sale, or transfer, Minn. Statutes 2017 181.041

Property subject to garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73

Public employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.77, 2017 571.771

Withholding (taxes), Minn. Statutes 2017 270C.69

Conservatorship, persons under, effect, Minn. Statutes 2017 524.5-422

Contempts, garnishees, Failure to comply with court order, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.84

Credit unions, vacating, Possession by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2017 49.04

Creditor process, garnishment defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 336.4A-502

Creditors

Bad faith actions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72, 2017 571.90

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.81

Payment of garnishee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.76

Penalty for garnishment summons served before final judgment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.90

Service of responsive pleadings on creditor's attorney, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Supplemental complaint impleading garnishee, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Debtors

Actions against garnishees, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.86

Exemption claims, failure to serve on creditor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.926

Financial institutions, see same under this topic

Garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.921, 2017 571.924

Nonexempt property, attempt to defraud creditors, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.93

Property in hands of garnishee, valuation and disposition, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.84

Property subject to garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73, 2017 571.771

Retaliation by garnishees, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.74

Service of garnishment summons on debtor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Definitions

Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2017 336.4A-502

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.921

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.712

Good faith requirements, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73

Disclosure, see Garnishees under this topic

Earnings

Children' earnings, exemption, notices about

Exemption notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Garnishment summons notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.912

Prejudgment garnishment notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.932

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75, 2017 571.921

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.925, 2017 571.931

Garnishment before judgment or default, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.93

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.92 to 2017 571.927

Limitation on earnings subject to garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.922

Multiple garnishment of earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.923

Prejudgment garnishment before notice and hearing, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.931

Exemption claims, failure of debtor to serve on creditor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.926

Exemption notices

Earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.925

Effect, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.913

Financial institutions, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.911

Forms

Garnishment of earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.925

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Levy on funds at financial institution, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.143, 2017 571.912

Prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.931, 2017 571.932

Service on debtor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.924

Exemptions

Bail money, Minn. Statutes 2017 629.53

Bank statements, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.913

Bankruptcy, federal law exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.371

Cooper/Sams volunteer ambulance program, Minn. Statutes 2017 144E.47

Deferred compensation, state plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 352.965

Exemption claims, failure of debtor to serve on creditor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.926

Exemption notice for prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71, 2017 571.72

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.37

Health care savings accounts, state employees, Minn. Statutes 2017 352.98

Hennepin County supplemental retirement program, Minn. Statutes 2017 383B.51

Higher education supplemental retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 354C.165

Individual retirement account plan (IRAP), Minn. Statutes 2017 354B.30

Insurance benefits, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.39

Judges retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 490.126

Legislators retirement plan, Minn. Statutes 2017 3A.13

MFIP grants or earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 256J.31

Minnesota State Retirement System, Minn. Statutes 2017 352.15, 2017 352.98

Motor vehicle certificates of title, Minn. Statutes 2017 168A.05

No-fault automobile insurance, economic loss benefits, Minn. Statutes 2017 65B.57

Notices, see Exemption notices under this topic

Objections to, and notices of hearing, Minn. Statutes 2017 551.05

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2017 353.15

Tax refunds, Minn. Statutes 2017 270C.435

Teachers retirement, Saint Paul, Minn. Statutes 2017 354A.11

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2017 354.10

Validity, determinations, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Veterans benefits, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.38

Volunteer firefighter relief associations, Minn. Statutes 2017 424A.02

Wedding rings and other symbols, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.37

Work release, earnings from, Minn. Statutes 2017 241.26

Fees, paid to garnishee by creditor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.76

Financial institutions

Citation, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.91

Exemption claims, objections by creditor, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.914

Exemption notices, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.911 to 2017 571.913

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.912

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.912, 2017 571.914, 2017 571.925

Funds deposited in, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.912, 2017 571.913, 2017 571.915

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.911 to 2017 571.915

Foreign-money claims, United States dollar value, Minn. Statutes 2017 548.50

Forms

Misleading forms, damages, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Notice of intent to garnish earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.925

Statutory forms, use, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Fraternal benefit societies, benefits, Minn. Statutes 2017 64B.18

Funds transfers, creditors process, Minn. Statutes 2017 336.4A-502

Garnishees

Debtor's property, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73, 2017 571.84

Discharge, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.79, 2017 571.86

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72, 2017 571.75, 2017 571.78, 2017 571.82

Fees, paid by creditor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.76

Financial institutions, see same under this topic

Judgment against, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.82

Liability for failure to disclose, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.82

Liens, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.85

Nonearnings disclosure form, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Oral disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Retaliation against debtors, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.74

Service of process, see same under this topic

Supplemental complaints, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Garnishment before judgment or default, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.93

Hearings

Prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.931, 2017 571.932

Requests for hearing, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.914

Industrial loan and thrift companies, vacating, possession by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2017 49.04

Insurance companies, liquidation proceedings, prohibited during pendency, Minn. Statutes 2017 60B.59

Intervention by persons in interest, joinder as party to proceeding, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.83

Lawsuits garnishees, actions against, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.86

Motions

Creditors, garnishee's failure to disclose, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.82

Creditor's motion to pay garnishee's lien, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.85

Exemption claims, determination of validity, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Persons in interest, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72, 2017 571.83, 2017 571.84

Notice to debtor

Form, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.74

Prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.931, 2017 571.932

Notices

Exemption notice for prejudgment garnishment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71, 2017 571.72

Forms, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.143

Notice of intent to garnish, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71, 2017 571.72

Orders, prejudgment garnishments, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.931, 2017 571.932

Personal property, subject to attachment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73

Pleadings, designation of parties, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.712

Proceedings

Authorization, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71

Disclosures, power to take, court commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2017 489.02

Fees, county law library fees, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2017 134A.11

Financial institutions, funds deposited in, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.911 to 2017 571.915

General provisions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.71 to 2017 571.90

Rules of Civil Procedure, application of, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Scope of general and specific provisions, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.711

Property not subject to attachment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73

Property subject to attachment, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.73

Public employees, Compensation and salaries, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.77, 2017 571.771

Records and record keeping, disposition, court administrators, Minn. Statutes 2017 485.13

Retaliation against employees whose wages are garnished, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.74, 2017 571.927

Saint Louis County, conciliation court, personal receiverships, Minn. Statutes 2017 383C.173

Savings associations, vacating, possession by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2017 49.04

Service of process

Exemption notice, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.913, 2017 571.924

Garnishee disclosure forms, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

Summonses, service by mail, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72, 2017 571.77

Supplemental complaints, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.75

State

Debts to, priority, Minn. Statutes 2017 16D.05

Money due from, garnishment procedure, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.771

Storage fees, payment to garnishee, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.76

Summonses

Conciliation courts, no jurisdiction, Minn. Statutes 2017 491A.01

Content, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Earnings garnishments, failure to serve within one year, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.924

Form, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.74

Order to issue, prejudgment garnishments, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.932

Prejudgment garnishments, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.932

Public employee earnings, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.77

Service by mail, Minn. Statutes 2017 471.72, 2017 571.77

Service on debtor, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Service on employer, multiple garnishments of earnings, priority, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.923

Service on garnishee, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.72

Tax refunds, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2017 270C.435

Trust companies, vacating, possession by Commerce Department, Minn. Statutes 2017 49.04

Unemployment insurance taxes, delinquent taxes, Minn. Statutes 2017 268.059

Unemployment insurance, overpaid benefits, Minn. Statutes 2017 268.059

Venue, change, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.87

Violations and penalties, creditors, fine, damages, attorney fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 571.90

Wedding rings and other symbols, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2017 550.37

Workers' compensation, nonresident employers, Minn. Statutes 2017 176.295