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AGO Opinions with Topic: GARNISHMENT
AGO 1979 No. 5 >  March 21, 1979
COURTS - JUDGMENTS - GARNISHMENT - EXECUTION - DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION - STATUS OF ORDERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE OR CHILD SUPPORT
COURTS ‑- JUDGMENTS ‑- GARNISHMENT ‑- EXECUTION ‑- DIVORCE AND DISSOLUTION ‑- STATUS OF ORDERS FOR THE PAYMENT OF MAINTENANCE OR CHILD SUPPORT (1) Where a court, in conjunction with marriage dissolution proceedings, either by way of a temporary order or as a part of the final decree of dissolution itself, awards future payments of maintenance or child support, that order constitutes a judgment to be entered in the county clerk's execution docket pursuant to RCW 4.64.080. (2) Such an order or decree also constitutes a "judgment" which would support a petition for a writ of garnishment pursuant to RCW 7.33.010(1)(c).
AGO 1967 No. 30 >  August 10, 1967
COURTS - JUSTICE - 1961 JUSTICE COURT ACT - GARNISHMENT - FEES
COURTS - JUSTICE - 1961 JUSTICE COURT ACT - GARNISHMENT - FEES A party procuring a writ of garnishment in a justice court operating under the provisions of the 1961 justice court act (chapter 299, Laws of 1961) is required to pay to such court an additional sum of $1.00 for each such process in accordance with RCW 3.62.060; nothing contained in chapter 143, Laws of 1967, affects this conclusion.
AGO 1953 No. 488 >  March 5, 1953
FEES - GARNISHMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL PROCEEDINGS - COLLECTION OF FEES FOR DISMISSAL
FEES ‑- GARNISHMENT ‑- SUPPLEMENTAL PROCEEDINGS ‑- COLLECTION OF FEES FOR DISMISSAL No fee should be collected by the county clerk for the dismissal of a garnishee defendant or for the dismissal of supplemental proceedings since both proceedings are ancillary to the main action.
AGO 1951 No. 127 >  September 13, 1951
GARNISHMENT - FEES
GARNISHMENT ‑- FEES No dismissal fee should be collected upon filing an order dismissing a garnishee defendant alone, but that such a fee should only be collected in garnishment matters when the main action, to which the garnishment is only ancillary, is dismissed.
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