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Rule 663. Execution and Return of Writ


The sheriff or constable receiving the writ of garnishment shall immediately proceed to execute the same by delivering a copy thereof to the garnishee, and shall make return thereof as of other citations.

Source: Art. 4083, unchanged.

For context only: Art. 4084 (part). Effect of Service of Writ. From and after the service of such writ of garnishment, it shall not be lawful for the garnishee to pay to the defendant any debt or to deliver to him any effects; nor shall the garnishee, if an incorporated or joint stock company in which the defendant is alleged to be the owner of shares or to have an interest, permit or recognize any sale or transfer of such shares or interest; and any such payment or delivery, sale or transfer, shall be void and of no effect as to so much of said debt, effect, shares, or interest, as may be necessary to satisfy the plaintiff's demand.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.