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You’ve Been Served: Best Practices In Processing Subpoenas, Garnishments and Tax Levies Webinar


On a daily basis, a financial institution is served with a multitude of legal documents. These documents can order your financial institution to produce confidential customer information, hold depositor funds, and even order it to seize property in its possession belonging to the customer. We will discuss how to handle these situations. This webinar does NOT discuss the procedures mandated by particular state laws.

If you find these documents confusing and intimidating, attend this multi-state seminar to learn best practices for dealing effectively with these documents and the parties who serve them.

What You’ll Learn

  • Legal differences among subpoenas, summonses, levies, garnishments, writs of attachments, and warrants
  • What your financial institution should know about the Right to Financial Privacy Act, the Financial Privacy Act, and similar laws and regulations
  • Verifying customer information when complying with subpoenas, garnishments, and levies
  • Helpful resources to assist your financial institution when complying with these orders
  • Whether IRS tax levies will attach to special accounts, like individual retirement accounts, health savings accounts, and escrow accounts
  • An overview of procedures for answering garnishments of federal benefit payments

Who Should Attend
Compliance officers, legal counsel, and financial institution personnel who process legal documents served on financial institutions will find this information helpful.