New York Civil Practice Law
Sec. § 1315
Discharge of Garnishee’s Obligation

A person who, pursuant to an order of attachment, pays or delivers to the claiming agent money or other personal property in which a defendant has or will have an interest, or so pays a debt he or she owes the defendant, is discharged from his or her obligation to the defendant to the extent of the payment or delivery.
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Dec. 13, 2016