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Garnishments


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These standard instructions are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice about your case. If you choose to represent yourself, you are bound by the same rules and procedures as an attorney. 

In order to protect Colorado residents during the public health crises caused by COVID-19, for the time period beginning on 6/20/2020 and ending November 1, 2020, a judgment creditor shall not initiate or maintain a new extraordinary collection action except in accordance with the requirements of Senate Bill 20-211. Link to Senate Bill 20-211.

Garnishment is a process for withholding the earnings of a judgment debtor for payment of a judgment and/or the holding and collecting of property of a judgment debtor.

This page will help you learn about the rules & laws in Colorado for processing garnishments in County or District Court, case filing, form & fee requirements, available services in Colorado, common legal terms & frequently asked questions.

Please read the instructions below (JDF 82), before completing any forms. The instructions provide a step-by-step approach to assist you with completing the necessary forms. All forms are available in WORD or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

Federal minimum wage is $7.25 as of July 1, 2009. Colorado minimum wage is $11.10 as if January 1, 2019.

We are in the process of translating many of our forms in Spanish. You may find that some Instructions and Forms, for example Adoption, Adult and Minor Name Change, etc., are not translated at this time. All forms must be completed in English pursuant to Colorado law, see §13-1-120, C.R.S.

Sections with Spanish Forms

Instructions

JDF 82 - Instructions on How to Collect a Judgment and Completing a Writ of Garnishment Download PDF Revised 07/20 Forms

Form 26 - Writ of Continuing Garnishment Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 01/18 Form 27 - Calculation of the Amount of Exempt Earnings Download PDF Download Word Document  06/00 Form 28 - Objection to Calculation of Amount of Exempt Earnings Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 Form 29 - Writ of Garnishment with Notice Exemption & Pending Levy Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/18 Form 30 - Claim of Exemption to Writ of Garnishment With Notice Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 01/18 Form 31 - Writ of Garnishment for Support Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/18 Form 32 - Writ of Garnishment Judgment Debtor other than Natural Person Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/18 Form 33 - Writ of Garnishment in Aid of Attachment Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/18 Form 34 - Notice of Levy Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 10/12 JDF 105 - Pattern Interrogatories Under CRCP 369(g) - Individual Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 108 - Pattern Interrogatories Under CRCP 369(g) - Business Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 84 - Notice to Terminate Income Assignment Download PDF Download Word Document  03/18 JDF 89 - Notice to Garnishee, Application of Funds to Judgment, and Release of Funds to Judgment Creditor Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 04/18 JDF 98 - Affidavit of Service Download PDF Download Word Document  04/20

If you have questions about forms or procedures, contact the Self Help Center for the county in which you will be filing. Self Help Center List. Please note - By law, we cannot provide legal advice. Should you need additional assistance or forms that are not provided on this site, you may wish to consult an attorney.

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