Ensuring Proper Handling of Wage Garnishments

Arizona Employment Law Letter
Employment & Labor Law
Jodi R. Bohr

Our June Work on It column addressed the initial steps to take when you are served with a writ of garnishment and summons directing you to garnish an employees wages.

This month, we outline the steps to take after you file the garnishees answer and your answer is served on both the judgment creditor and the judgment debtor. We have not addressed nuanced situations; rather, we have focused on the basic steps employers must follow during the garnishment process.  Read more from Jodi Bohr regarding proper handling of wage garnishments.