What is a traverse?

The plaintiff's traverse states that the garnishee's answer is untrue or legally insufficient. The plaintiff may file a traverse no later than 15 days after the answer of the garnishee is filed with the court. The defendant's traverse states that the affidavit of garnishment is untrue or legally insufficient. The defendant may file a traverse at any time before a judgment is entered on the garnishee's answer. The garnishee must withhold funds until the judge rules on the traverse. The funds are held in the registry of the court until the traverse is ruled on. A traverse must be scheduled for a hearing within 10 days of the filing of the traverse.

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1. Are there different types of garnishment?
2. How do I file a garnishment?
3. How do I prove service?
4. How long does a garnishment last?
5. How long does the garnishee have to file an answer with the court?
6. What amount can I file a garnishment for?
7. What are the service (notice) requirements?
8. What forms do I need?
9. What happens if the garnishee fails to file an answer?
10. What is a traverse?
11. What properties are subject to a garnishment?