What is a Garnishment Judgment?

The “Garnishment Judgment” is an order instructing the garnishee to deliver the judgment debtor’s wages and/or commission to the Constable of the City of Baton Rouge.

The Constable’s Office is responsible for the disbursement of funds to you; therefore, any questions you may have concerning the seized wages and/or commissions are to be directed to their office at 225-389-3004. (Refer to the Garnishment Procedure Guidelines and Forms found in the civil forms section of our website).

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