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Wrongful Garnishment

A garnishment is a legal device used to collect a money judgment. Improper use of a garnishment, however, can result in liability. Although it is very closely related to claims of malicious prosecution and abuse of process, wrongful garnishment is actionable in limited circumstances. See Boone v. Lou Budke’s Arrow Finance Co., Inc., 98 S.W.3d 555, 557…

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