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Enforcement of Judgment using Writ of Garnishment

Dallas, TX |

I have been awarded a judgment against a debtor and I've read a 'Writ of Garnishment' is the best way to seize available funds in their bank. I know they live in Dallas so I do I contact the national headquarters of, Wells Fargo in San Francisco for example, or must I know the exact local branch where the account is held and have the Writ served there? Also, is it true that a person's salary is exempt from garnishment? Thanks in advance.

Attorney Answers 2


  1. You need an account number, then I always serve at their agent for service of process. Should be listed with Secretary of State.


  2. I agree with the other attorney concerning service. Regarding salary, Texas does not allow wage garnishments for most judgment creditors. There are some limited exceptions, such as IRS, government liens, etc.

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