1907.33 Attachment and garnishment actions.

(A) In a civil action for the recovery of money that is before a judge of a county court, the plaintiff may have an order of attachment against the property, other than personal earnings, of the defendant upon or at any time after its commencement, only in accordance with Chapter 2715. of the Revised Code. Additionally, in such a civil action before a judge of a county court, an attachment against the property, other than personal earnings, of a defendant, that is in the possession of another person, may be accomplished prior to the entry of judgment only pursuant to a garnishment proceeding in accordance with section 2715.091 and related provisions of Chapter 2715. of the Revised Code.

(B) An attachment against the personal earnings of a person, through an action in garnishment of personal earnings, may be granted in a county court only after a judgment has been obtained by the plaintiff and only in accordance with Chapter 2716. of the Revised Code. Additionally, attachment against the property, other than personal earnings, of a person against whom a judgment has been obtained and that is in the possession of another person, may be accomplished in a county court only pursuant to a garnishment proceeding in accordance with Chapter 2716. of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 03-17-1987