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Garnishment

Garnishment procedures are governed by Arizona law and are extremely complicated.  All parties involved must follow these procedures correctly. The Court may issue an order for monetary penalties against any party who does not proceed properly, including the judgment creditor. Garnishment is a legal process by which one party may collect money from another party, after a money judgment has been entered. Find out more about the garnishment process and the forms needed at the Arizona Supreme Court Online under Garnishment.

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  • My husband is homeless and does not really have an address. I mailed the acceptance of service plus the divorce papers to him at his last known addressvia certified mail. If I get the papers back unclaimed or undelivered can I file this along with asking for a default or do I have to go by publication? I cannot afford all these fees. I did get a deferral for the court fees but did not check for publication fees. Publication sounds like it is a hard and delaying process. I hear some saying I can file if I get the certified green card back as proof of service or even if the papers come back unclaimed. We have three kids and I am asking for sole custody.
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  • Should I seek counsel in a case where I ihave a protective order and defendant filed an answer with a lawyer?
  • I had a DUI in 2005. I thought everything was done. In 2014 the court issued a warrant for my arrest ( I found out because they suspended my concealed weapons license ) .I called the city court and they said it was over a DUI in 2005. I went to court , and the judge said I did not do 36 hours of alcohol treatment. I had receipts for traffic school, MADD school, level 1 school . The attorney I had, when I called him, said that a retired judge was going back thru all the DUI cases because Tucson was broke and was trying to get more money from everybody. Is this legal after 9 years?
  • where can i find a list of current arizona rules of civil procedure. searches keep referring to federal rules of civil procedure.
  • I have completed probation. What form do I file with the court to have my class 6 undesignated felony designated a misdemeanor?
  • My neighbor has a defective air conditioner in there back yard,and it is about 100 feet from my patio.the noise from it is about 5 times louder than a normal home air conditioner.This will be the 3rd year we have had to listen to the nerve racking noise which comes from the A/C I have talked to the neighbor but they refuse to repair it.My question is,is this a county matter or a civil matter?Thank you
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