Before a garnishment can be filed the judgment must be docketed with the Spotsylvania County Circuit Court. There is a waiting period of 21 days after the date of judgment before a garnishment may be filed. 


Filing Fees:

  • For Garnishments less than $500, the fee is $60
    • $24 service fee included
  • For Garnishments over $500, the fee is $70
    • $24 service fee included

(If the Garnishment will be served by private process server subtract $24 from the above amounts.)

Please note that this is not legal advice or representation,as the Clerk's Office is unable to give legal advice.