Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code
Sec. § 63.001
Grounds


A writ of garnishment is available if:

(1)

an original attachment has been issued;

(2)

a plaintiff sues for a debt and makes an affidavit stating that:

(A)

the debt is just, due, and unpaid;

(B)

within the plaintiffs knowledge, the defendant does not possess property in Texas subject to execution sufficient to satisfy the debt; and

(C)

the garnishment is not sought to injure the defendant or the garnishee; or

(3)

a plaintiff has a valid, subsisting judgment and makes an affidavit stating that, within the plaintiffs knowledge, the defendant does not possess property in Texas subject to execution sufficient to satisfy the judgment.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.
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