Section 12-13-7

Garnishments - Issuance, enforcement, etc., generally.

The probate court may issue process of garnishment upon decrees for money, in favor of plaintiffs in such decrees, returnable within 30 days, upon compliance with the laws respecting garnishments in the circuit courts on judgments and may render judgments or decrees on the answers of such garnishees, enforce the collection thereof by execution, as may be necessary, and try all collateral issues that may grow out of the answers of such garnishees, both as to a contest of an answer or a claim of an alleged transferee.

(Code 1867, §802; Code 1876, §708; Code 1886, §797; Code 1896, §3376; Code 1907, §5434; Code 1923, §9596; Code1940, T. 13, §305.)