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Payment of debts owed to judgment debtor
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 52
§ 5227. Payment of debts owed to judgment debtor. Upon a special
proceeding commenced by the judgment creditor, against any person who it
is shown is or will become indebted to the judgment debtor, the court
may require such person to pay to the judgment creditor the debt upon
maturity, or so much of it as is sufficient to satisfy the judgment, and
to execute and deliver any document necessary to effect payment; or it
may direct that a judgment be entered against such person in favor of
the judgment creditor. Costs of the proceeding shall not be awarded
against a person who did not dispute the indebtedness. Notice of the
proceeding shall also be served upon the judgment debtor in the same
manner as a summons or by registered or certified mail, return receipt
requested. The court may permit the judgment debtor to intervene in the
proceeding. The court may permit any adverse claimant to intervene in
the proceeding and may determine his rights in accordance with section