This is an example of a completed garnishee order for debts. It is important to complete this form using your own details and based on your own circumstances. If you need more help, get legal advice. Do not try to file this sample form at court.
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Sample garnishee order for debts (42kb)
For more information on completing this form, see Instructions for filling out a garnishee order for debts.
This sample is based on the following case study:
Case study – Meena and Fantastic Florists
Meena runs a small business from home, doing website design and IT support for other small businesses. One of her regular clients, Fantastic Florists, has failed to pay her invoice in the amount of $4,000 for the website she built. Meena sent a couple of reminder letters but there has been no response. She tried to contact Fiona from Fantastic Florists by telephone but could not reach her. Meena sent a letter of demand to Fantastic Florists. Fiona from Fantastic Florists offered to pay for part of the outstanding invoice. Meena refused Fiona's offer and started legal action in the Small Claims Division of the Local Court to recover the outstanding amount from Fantastic Florists. Fiona did not respond to the statement of claim within 28 days of when it was served. Meena applied to the court for default judgment. Fiona did not pay the judgment. Meena applies to the court for a garnishee order on Fiona's bank account by filing a notice of motion - garnishee order and a garnishee order for debts.