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60-719. Effect of offsets claimed by garnishee. When the garnishee claims that he or she is not indebted to the defendant for the reason that the defendant is indebted to the garnishee, or that the indebtedness due to the defendant is reduced thereby, the garnishee is not discharged unless and until he or she applies the amount of his or her indebtedness to the defendant to the liquidation of his or her claim against the defendant.

History: L. 1963, ch. 303, 60-719; January 1, 1964.

CASE ANNOTATIONS

1. No garnishable debt for personal services contract where payment in advance in absence of fraud. Harpster v. Reynolds, 215 K. 327, 332, 333, 524 P.2d 212.

2. A garnishment order is based solely upon the debtor's income and is not to consider the debtor's actual expenses. Master Finance Co. of Texas v. Pollard, 47 K.A.2d 820, 283 P.3d 817 (2012).


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