UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. UNIVERSAL SCP INC
ORDER on Writ of Garnishment. Ordered by U.S. District Judge HUGH LAWSON on 7/23/2014. (nbp)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
UNIVERSAL SCP, INC.,
FARMERS AND MERCHANTS BANK
: CASE NUMBER – 7:13-CV-78
WRIT OF GARNISHMENT
Farmers and Merchants Bank
3303 Inner Perimeter Road
Valdosta, GA 31604
An application for a Writ of Garnishment against the property of Universal SCP, Inc.,
defendant, has been filed with this Court. A judgment has been entered against the above-named
defendant in the amount of $18,606.19. A balance of $18,606.19 remains.
You are required by law to answer in writing, under oath, within ten (10) days, whether
or not you have in your custody, control or possession, any property owned by the debtor. The
garnishee shall withhold and retain any property in which the debtor has a substantial nonexempt
interest and for which the garnishee is or may become indebted to the judgment debtor pending
further order of the court.
You must file the original written answer to this writ within ten (10) days of your receipt
of this writ with the United States District Court at: P.O. Box 68, Valdosta, GA 31601.
Additionally, you are required by law to serve a copy of this answer upon the debtor and upon
the United States Attorney's Office, Attention: Financial Litigation Unit, Post Office Box 1702,
Macon, Georgia 31202-1702.
Under the law, there is property which is exempt from this writ of garnishment. Property
which is exempt and which is not subject to this Order is listed on the attached Claim For
If you fail to answer this writ or withhold property in accordance with this writ, the
United States of America may petition the Court for an Order requiring you to appear before
the Court. If you fail to appear or do appear and fail to show good cause why you failed to
comply with this writ, the Court may enter a judgment against you for the value of the debtor's
nonexempt property. It is unlawful to pay or deliver to the defendant any item withheld
pursuant to this writ. All monies or other property withheld by garnishee pursuant to this
garnishment shall be made payable to the United States Department of Justice and
mailed to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Georgia, Financial Litigation
Unit, Post Office Box 1702, Macon, Georgia 31202-1702. No monies or other property shall
be forwarded to plaintiff until the court enters an order directing garnishee as to the disposition
of the judgment debtor's non-exempt interest in such property.
SO ORDERED, this 23rd day of ___________ , 2014.
s/ Hugh Lawson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
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