Nevada Remedies; Special Actions and Proceedings
Sec. § 31.300
Property to be delivered to sheriff; sale; judgment against garnishee.


1.

If the answer of the garnishee shows that the garnishee has personal property of any kind in his or her possession, or under his or her control, belonging to the defendant, the court, upon application of the plaintiff with written notice to the garnishee at the address supplied on the answers to the interrogatories or to the attorney for the garnishee, shall enter judgment that the garnishee deliver the same to the sheriff, and if the plaintiff recover judgment against the defendant in the action, such property or so much thereof as may be necessary shall be sold as upon execution, and the proceeds applied toward the satisfaction of such judgment, together with the costs of the action and proceedings, and if there be a surplus of such property, or of the proceeds thereof, it shall be restored to the defendant.

2.

If the answer shows that the garnishee is in possession of money, debts, credits or choses in action, or has any of such items under the garnishees control, or is in any way indebted to the defendant, then, if the plaintiff recover judgment against the defendant in the action, the court shall also, upon application of the plaintiff with written notice to the garnishee or the garnishees attorney in the manner provided in subsection 1, enter judgment in favor of the defendant for the use of the plaintiff against the garnishee for the amount of the indebtedness, choses in action, debts or credits admitted in the answer; but the judgment against the garnishee shall not be for a greater sum than is necessary to satisfy the judgment of the plaintiff against the defendant, together with costs as aforesaid; and in no case shall the garnishee be chargeable with costs unless the garnishees answer shall be successfully controverted as hereinafter provided.
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