Saint Louis, MO asked in Contracts and Collections for Missouri

Q: If a Judgment is issued in Missouri can a garnishment be made in Kansas?

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
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  • Collections Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: Since you asked this question twice, I will give you the same answer as I did before:

"Generally, yes, because of the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the Constitution of the United States--which requires all states in the union honor the judgments of all other states. However, as noted in Mr. Eisenberg's correct answer, each state can require adherence to their own relevant procedural laws, as long as the state law does not transgress the Full faith and Credit clause."

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