ORS 18.638¹
Writs issued by court administrators generally

(1) Unless there are grounds for denying issuance of a writ of garnishment under ORS 18.640 (Grounds for denying issuance of writ), the court administrator shall issue writs of garnishment upon proper application and payment of all required fees. A writ of garnishment issued by the court administrator must be signed by the creditor. The signature constitutes a certificate by the person under ORCP 17 and is subject to the sanctions provided by ORCP 17.

(2) The court administrator may not fill in or complete a writ of garnishment on behalf of a creditor.

(3) The court administrator is not responsible for verifying the amounts set forth in a writ issued by the court administrator and is not liable for errors in the writ made by the creditor. [2001 c.249 §13; 2003 c.576 §51]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 18—Judgments, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­018.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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