Lombard, IL asked in Collections for Illinois

Q: Can the debt holder citation anyone he pleases or does there need to be a good reason to cite a third party

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David Siegel
David Siegel

A: A third party citation can be for anyone the judgment creditor believes is holding assets for the debtor. However, a third party citation is usually summoned to a Bank that the judgment creditor believes the debtor has funds in, or an Employer for wage garnishment. As a result, a debtor's bank account can be frozen or paycheck garnished.

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