Phoenix, AZ asked in Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Civil Litigation and Collections for Arizona

Q: Is there a different type of writ of garnishment required to garnish the account of the defendants sister?

I've received credible information that the defendant is hiding a large amount of money owed to me within her sister's bank account. Is there a different type of writ of garnishment required to garnish the bank account of the defendants sister? How do I get around the defendants name not being on the account? A subpoena would alert the sister so this really isnt an option. Is there is a certain type of wording for the bank to even cooperate. Please help, I cannot afford an attorney at the moment.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You cannot garnish the sisters account if you do not have a judgment against her.

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