Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Wage Earner Receivership

SECTION 10-18-7

§ 10-18-7. Effect of filing.

(a) After the filing of the petition with the court under this chapter and until the dismissal of these proceedings, no prior creditor or subsequent creditor seeking the collection of any claim may levy or enforce any judgment, execution, attachment, garnishment, or other legal or equitable process or proceeding against the property, real or personal, including, but not limited to, wages, salaries, or commission of the debtor; nor may any assignment of wages be enforced against the debtor.

(b) Upon the filing of the petition, the court shall by order require that all such proceedings be so stayed and the debtor shall be entitled to have a copy of the order served upon any or all of his or her creditors and his or her employer(s).

(c) With respect to the claims to be amortized under this chapter, the time between the filing of the petition with the court or the inclusion of the claim in these proceedings, whichever is later, and the dismissal of these proceedings shall not be counted as a part of the period of any statute of limitations.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1972, ch. 186, § 1.)