Rule 3304. Writ for the Attachment of Wages. Issuance. Service.
(a) The prothonotary shall issue a writ for the attachment of wages upon
(1) praecipe of the plaintiff where the defendant has not timely filed a claim for exemption of wages from attachment, or
(2) order of the court entered upon motion pursuant to Rule 3303(c).
(b) The prothonotary shall by ordinary mail send the writ to the garnishee and to the defendant.
(c) The writ of attachment of wages shall be substantially in the form provided by Rule 3313.
Section 8127(c)(1) of the Judicial Code provides that the employer shall send the attached wages to the prothonotary of the court of common pleas within 15 days from the close of the last pay period in each month. Upon receipt of the attached wages, the prothonotary of the court of common pleas shall record and send said wages to the judgment creditor-landlord.
The provisions of this Rule 3304 adopted December 21, 2005, effective one month after the date of the Order, 36 Pa.B. 176.
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