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The garnishee (employer) is not a party to the garnishment proceedings but may be subject to contempt proceedings or a judgment-creditor's civil action for failing to satisfactorily respond to the garnishment order regarding the existence of debtor wages in its possession that are subject to garnishment.
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Ohio Employer's Guide : A Handbook of Employment Laws and Regulations by
Call Number: KFO 331 .O35
Ohio Revised Code
Oh.Rev. Code Sec. 2325.18
An action to revive a judgment can only be brought within ten years from the time it became dormant, unless the party entitled to bring that action, at the time the judgment became dormant, was within the age of minority, of unsound mind, or imprisoned, in which cases the action may be brought within ten years after the disability is removed.
Oh. Rev. Code Chapter 2327
Post-judgment execution sales
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.02
Outlines the procedure for converting judgments into liens against real property.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.07
If an execution sale does not take place within a period of five years (where the plaintiff is someone other than the state) or between 10 and 15 years where the plaintiff is the state, the underlying judgment becomes dormant. Attorney General's Office need only refile a tax lien every 15 years in Common Pleas Court to keep the lien operative against the tax debtor. A lien must be canceled after 40 years.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.15
All sales of goods shall be at public auction unless the court from which an execution issues for good cause shown makes an order directing the sheriff, or other officer holding the process, to sell them at private sale for cash.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.20
Land not to be sold for less than two thirds of appraised value.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.26
Notice of date, time and place of sale required to be given to the debtor and the public.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.39
Purchase of real or personal property, by the officer making the sale thereof, or by an appraiser of such property, shall be fraudulent and void.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.66
Exemptions from garnishment, including, but not limited to, worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation, disability payments, OWF payments, or child support or spousal support, and most pensions.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2329.70
Application for appointment of trustee.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2716.01
Wages and other property, including bank accounts, may be garnished. However, the 25% limit on garnishment of personal earnings continues even when the money is deposited into a personal checking account. The amount that can be garnished must be determined at the garnishment hearing.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2716.041
Stacking of garnishments. Note that tax levies and child and spousal support are higher priority than other judgments for money. The total amount garnished cannot be more than 25% of the employee's monthly disposable earnings.
Oh. Rev. Code 2716.05
No employer shall discharge an employee solely because of the successful garnishment of the employee's personal earnings by only one judgment creditor in any twelve-month period
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2716.13
Hearing on motion for garnishment of property, other than personal earnings of judgment debtor.
Under this section, only property in excess of $400 may be garnished.
Oh. Rev. Code Chapter 2735
A receiver may be appointed by the common pleas judge to carry out a judgment.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2735.01
A receiver may be appointed by the supreme court, the court of appeals, the court of common pleas or the probate court, in causes pending in such courts after judgment, to carry the judgment into effect; and after judgment, to dispose of the property according to the judgment, or to preserve it during the pendency of an appeal, or when an execution has been returned unsatisfied and the judgment debtor refuses to apply the property in satisfaction of the judgment.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 3121.39
Employer cannot fire you for having a wage garnishment for child or spousal support.