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Processing Garnishments, Levies and Writs

Processing Garnishments, Levies and Writs

Who should attend?

Tellers, lenders, personal bankers, operations personnel and managers.

Webinar Overview

With this webinar, we will provide an easy to follow checklist to use when the financial institution is served with a garnishment, levy, or writ. We will highlight what first steps a financial institution should take when served, key elements to review in determining validity, and the typical timeline of a processing a garnishment, levy, or writ. Lastly, we will address common pitfalls when handling these items and provide best practices so financial institutions can handle garnishments, levies, and writs with confidence. Attendees will leave the course with a greater understanding these collection tools and their responsibility in processing them correctly. 

Through this course, attendees will:

  1. Understand what first steps a financial institution should take when it receives a garnishment, levy, or writ. 
  2. Identify key elements to quickly determine the validity of a garnishment, levy, or writ. 
  3. Learn how to address differences between jurisdictional requirements when handling a garnishment, levy, or writ. 
  4. Understand the rights of customers and creditors and potential pitfalls for the financial institution. 
  5. Identify what funds may be protected from garnishment, levy, or attachment and should not be frozen by the financial institution


Lindsay W. Cremona is a litigation attorney with Anastasi Jellum, P.A. who has successfully represented clients in a variety of complex civil litigation and bankruptcy matters, including breach of contract claims, enforcement of UCC rights, and fraud claims. Specifically, Lindsay works with financial institutions to protect their interests in loan collection and liquidation, as well as regulatory compliance for the United States Small Business Administration government-guaranteed lending programs. Lindsay is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin and has been with Anastasi Jellum, P.A. since 2012.

Garth G. Gavenda is an attorney and shareholder at Anastasi Jellum, P.A., a firm which specializes in the representation of financial institutions, with a focus on government guaranteed lending. Garth, a seasoned trial lawyer, serves as head of the firm’s litigation team. Garth assists lenders with workouts, enforcing loan documents, foreclosing on real and personal property, collection, and preservation of lender’s rights in bankruptcy. Garth is licensed in a number of state and federal courts and has been with Anastasi Jellum, P.A. since 2006.

You will receive the webinar link the day prior to the webinar. The webinar will be recorded and a link provided following the webinar to those who are pre-registered.

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Each link is uniquely coded and may only be used by the individual registered for the course. We ask that you do not share the link and reserve the right to remove unregistered attendees.

Registration Fee (This fee includes materials)

Member: $99.00
Qualified Non-Member $199.00

Note:  You will be given the option to pay by credit card or to invoice your company during the checkout process.

Date & Time

August 6, 2020
10:00 - 11:30 AM



Cancellation Policy

The MBA reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient enrollment, instructor illness, or other reasons. Participants wishing to cancel must inform the MBA in writing prior to the event. Send cancellation notices to A cancellation fee of 25% of the program cost will be charged for withdrawing, or you may send a substitute. The full program fee will be charged for withdrawing after the event has taken place or a no-show.

8/6/2020 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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