2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 14 - CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AND ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 8 - PARTNERSHIPS
§ 14-8-28 - Judgment creditor of a partner against debtor partner's interest in partnership
. Judgment creditor of a partner against debtor partner's interest in partnership
(a) On due application to a competent court by any judgment creditor of a partner or of any assignee of an interest in the partnership, the court which entered the judgment, order, or decree, or any other court, may charge the interest of the debtor partner or such assignee with payment of the unsatisfied amount of such judgment debt with interest thereon and may then or later appoint a receiver of his share of the profits, and of any other money or other assets due or to fall due to him in respect of the partnership, and, subject to subsection (b) of this Code section, make all other orders, directions, accounts, and inquiries which the debtor partner or such assignee might have made, or which the circumstances of the case may require.
(b) An interest charged pursuant to subsection (a) of this Code section is not liable to be seized and sold by the judgment creditor under execution.
(c) The interest charged may be redeemed or purchased without thereby causing a dissolution:
(1) With separate property, by any one or more of the partners; or
(2) With the partnership property, by any one or more of the partners with the consent of all the partners whose interests are not so charged or sold.
(d) Nothing in this chapter shall be held to deprive a partner of his right, if any, under the exemption law, as regards his interest in the partnership.
(e) In addition to the remedy conferred by subsection (a) of this Code section, the interest of a partner in the partnership may be reached by a judgment creditor by process of garnishment served on the firm, provided that the complaint upon which the judgment was obtained was personally served upon such partner.
(f) Subject to subsection (b) of this Code section, the remedies conferred by subsections (a) and (e) of this Code section shall not be deemed exclusive of others which may exist.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer