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This guide is intended to provide basic information about judgment collection in Ohio. 

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Ohio Statutes -

Below you will find some of the laws governing garnishment, execution, and recivership.

O.R.C. Chapter 2716 - Garnishment

O.R.C. § 2716.01 - Garnishing personal earnings or property of judgment debtor. 

O.R.C. § 2716.041 - Order of garnishment of personal earnings to be continuous.

O.R.C. § 2329.66 - Exempted interests and rights.

O.R.C. § 2716.05 - Service of order and notices on garnishee.

O.R.C. § 3121.39 - Employer not to take adverse action against employee subject to child support withholding.

O.R.C. § 2716.13 - Hearing on motion for garnishment of property, other than personal earnings of judgment debtor.

O.R.C. Chapter 2327 - Execution Generally

O.R.C. § 2329.15 - Public and private sale of goods on execution. 

O.R.C. § 2329.17 - Lands to be appraised.

O.R.C. § 2329.26 - Notice of date, time and place of sale.

O.R.C § 2329.07 - Judgment may become dormant.

O.R.C. § 2329.39 - Place of sale.

O.R.C. § 2325.18 - Limitation.

O.R.C. Chapter 2735 - Receivership

O.R.C. §2735.01 - Appointment of receiver.

O.R.C. § 2329.70 - Application for appointment of trustee.

Hamilton County

Garnishment Procedure - Hamilton County Municipal Court

Garnishment/Collection Forms - Hamilton County Municipal Forms

Garnishment Forms - Hamilton County Common Pleas Civil Forms


Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Federal Wage Garnishments - United States Department of Labor

31 CFR Part 212 - Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments

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