Delivery of garnishee response
(1)Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a garnishee who is required to deliver a garnishee response must mail or personally deliver:
(a)The original of the response to the garnishor;
(b)A copy of the response to the debtor; and
(c)A copy of the response to the court administrator for the court specified in the writ of garnishment as having authority over the writ.
(2)The garnishee shall not mail or personally deliver a copy of the garnishee response to the court administrator if:
(a)The garnishee discovers that a voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy petition has been filed by or on behalf of the debtor after the debt was adjudicated as provided in ORS 18.605 (Debts subject to garnishment), and the garnishee will not make payments or deliver property under the writ pursuant to ORS 18.618 (Property not subject to garnishment) (3); or
(b)The garnishee does not employ the debtor and the garnishee has no property of the debtor in the garnishee’s possession, control or custody that is garnishable property.
(3)For the purpose of compliance with ORS 18.680 (Response required), delivery of a garnishee response under this section is accomplished upon mailing or upon personal delivery of the response. [2001 c.249 §28; 2003 c.85 §10; 2003 c.576 §56; 2005 c.391 §5]
Section 18.690 — Delivery of garnishee response,