Writ Of Garnishment Form. This is a New Mexico form and can be use in Execution And Garnishment Statewide.
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4-806. Writ of garnishment. [For use with Rules 1-065.2, 2-802 and 3-802 NMRA] STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF __________________ [IN THE [MAGISTRATE] [METROPOLITAN] COURT] [_____________________________ JUDICIAL DISTRICT] ______________________________, Plaintiff, v. No. __________ ______________________________, Defendant. Balance Due Upon Application for Writ: $__________ Includes Interest at __________% Through ____________________, __________ (date) WRIT OF GARNISHMENT THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO to __________________, garnishee. __________________ is the judgment debtor in this case and owes the amount set out above to the judgment creditor, ______________________________, whose address is ______________________________. The above judgment creditor believes that you hold or control money or property that belongs to the judgment debtor. YOU ARE ORDERED to file a written answer with the __________________ court located at ______________________________ within twenty (20) days from the day you receive this writ. Your answer must be under oath and on the attached form (answer by garnishee). YOU ARE FURTHER ORDERED, as follows: 1. If you owe the judgment debtor any money (other than wages), or become indebted to the judgment debtor before filing your answer, you must keep a sufficient amount of that money to satisfy the judgment and all costs and attorney fees due as a result of service of this writ and not pay it to the judgment debtor, unless this court enters an order releasing this writ of garnishment. If the judgment debtor is an employee of yours, unless the debt is for child or spousal support, YOU SHALL PAY YOUR EMPLOYEE, THE JUDGMENT DEBTOR, whichever amount is greater, one of the following: 1 2. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com A. seventy-five percent (75%) of the debtor's disposable earnings (salary less social security, federal and state withholdings, and any other deduction required by law) for any pay period; OR B. an amount each week equal to forty (40) times the federal minimum hourly wage rate. If the debt is for child support or spousal support payments, you shall pay the judgment debtor fifty percent (50%) of the debtor's disposable earnings ( salary less social security, federal, and state withholding). If employee's wages or salary are subject to more than one garnishment or wage withholding proceeding, the writs shall be satisfied in the order they have been served on you.1 In no event may you withhold from your employee's net disposable earnings more than fifty percent (50%) of the employee's net disposable earnings if one of the writs is for child or spousal support or more than twenty-five percent (25%) if none of the garnishments is for child or spousal support.2 Any wages you owe the employee in excess of that amount or that you may come to owe the employee in excess of that amount must be kept by you until further order of this court. ( A table giving equivalent exemptions for pay periods of other than one (1) week may be obtained from the Financial Institutions Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department, 725 St. Michaels Drive, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87503.) 3. If you have any property that belongs to the judgment debtor, including any rights, credits, bonds, bills, notes, drafts, and other rights to property or money that belongs to the judgment debtor, or if you acquire any such property, money, or rights to property or money before filing your answer, you must keep a sufficient amount of that property to satisfy the existing judgment and costs and not turn it over to the judgment debtor unless the court enters an order releasing the property or money. If you hold property or money belonging to the judgment debtor, within four (4) business days after service of this writ, you are to mail or deliver a copy of this writ and the application for writ provided by the judgment creditor. If you hold property or money of the judgment debtor's other than wages and the debtor is a natural person, you shall also mail or deliver to the judgment debtor, the attached notice of right to claim exemptions and a copy of the attached claim of exemption forms to each person identified as a judgment debtor. You shall also send or deliver a copy of your answer to this writ to the judgment debtor and to the judgment creditor. The court will be asked to enter an order awarding $____________ for the judgment 2 4. 5. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com creditor's costs relative to the service of the writ of garnishment and $____________ for judgment creditor's attorney fees in connection with the writ of garnishment in addition to $____________, the "Balance Due Application for Writ." THIS IS A COURT ORDER. If you fail to file the answer, or if you disobey any of these orders, a judgment may be entered against you for the full amount of the unpaid judgment in this case. (Seal) _____________________________________ Judge or clerk RETURN STATE OF NEW MEXICO COUNTY OF __________________ ) ) ss. ) RETURN FOR COMPLETION BY SHERIFF OR DEPUTY: I certify that I served this writ in said county on the ____________ day of ______________, __________, by delivering a copy of the writ, a copy of the application for writ, a copy of a form for answer by garnishee, a copy of a notice of right to claim exemptions for each judgment debtor, and a copy of the claim of exemption form for each judgment debtor to __________________, garnishee. (For garnishment of wages, serve only copies of the application for writ of garnishment, writ of garnishment, and answer form. For garnishment other than wages, if the judgment debtor is a natural person, serve the application for writ of garnishment, the writ of garnishment, a copy of the notice of right to claim exemptions, a copy of the claim of exemption form, and a copy of the answer by garnishee. Judgment debtors who are not natural persons are not entitled to garnishment exemptions.) By ______________________________ Name ______________________________ Title Fees: SHERIFF OF _________________________ COUNTY, State of New Mexico By __________________________________ Deputy RETURN FOR COMPLETION BY OTHER PERSON MAKING SERVICE: I, being duly sworn, on oath, say that I am over the age of eighteen (18) years and not a party to this 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com lawsuit, and that I served this writ in said county on the ____________ day of ______________, __________, by delivering a copy of the writ, a copy of