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§ 131E‑51. Applicability.

Garnishment of disposable earnings under this Article is in lieu of anyother execution against the property of the debtor. Upon the satisfaction ofthe judgment or the expiration of the order of garnishment or 60 months fromthe date of the entry of the order of garnishment, whichever occurs first, theclerk shall mark the judgment paid and satisfied. (1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 880, s. 1; 1991 (Reg.Sess., 1992), c. 1030, s. 36.)