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21-20-2. Civil penalty against attorney or agent for levy on earnings after determination of exemption. Any attorney or agent who as such has caused garnishment or levy under judicial process to be made upon the earnings of any person, and such earnings have been duly determined to be exempt, and who within six months thereafter, as such attorney or agent, whether in behalf of the same or another claimant, causes another garnishment or levy to be made upon earnings of the same person, unless with the good faith belief, and with good reason for such belief, that such party's financial status has changed to the extent that property of such party, in excess of all exemptions whatsoever, can be reached to secure or satisfy such claim, wholly or in part, shall be liable to such person whose earnings are garnished or levied upon, for a penalty of fifty dollars recoverable in a civil action.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 37.5002.

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Statutes > South-dakota > Title-21 > Chapter-20 > Statute-21-20-2

21-20-2. Civil penalty against attorney or agent for levy on earnings after determination of exemption. Any attorney or agent who as such has caused garnishment or levy under judicial process to be made upon the earnings of any person, and such earnings have been duly determined to be exempt, and who within six months thereafter, as such attorney or agent, whether in behalf of the same or another claimant, causes another garnishment or levy to be made upon earnings of the same person, unless with the good faith belief, and with good reason for such belief, that such party's financial status has changed to the extent that property of such party, in excess of all exemptions whatsoever, can be reached to secure or satisfy such claim, wholly or in part, shall be liable to such person whose earnings are garnished or levied upon, for a penalty of fifty dollars recoverable in a civil action.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 37.5002.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > South-dakota > Title-21 > Chapter-20 > Statute-21-20-2

21-20-2. Civil penalty against attorney or agent for levy on earnings after determination of exemption. Any attorney or agent who as such has caused garnishment or levy under judicial process to be made upon the earnings of any person, and such earnings have been duly determined to be exempt, and who within six months thereafter, as such attorney or agent, whether in behalf of the same or another claimant, causes another garnishment or levy to be made upon earnings of the same person, unless with the good faith belief, and with good reason for such belief, that such party's financial status has changed to the extent that property of such party, in excess of all exemptions whatsoever, can be reached to secure or satisfy such claim, wholly or in part, shall be liable to such person whose earnings are garnished or levied upon, for a penalty of fifty dollars recoverable in a civil action.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 37.5002.

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