Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem. Code § 63.001

Current with legislation from the 2021 Regular Session effective as of June 18, 2021.
Section 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 plaintiff's 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 plaintiff's knowledge, the defendant does not possess property in Texas subject to execution sufficient to satisfy the judgment.

Tex. Civ. Prac. and Rem. Code § 63.001

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.