§38-5B-15. Garnishment and suggestion of money and other personality in hands of public officers.
Money and other personal property in the hands of a sheriff, constable, clerk of court, justice of the peace or other public officer who shall hold the same by virtue of his office and which belongs or is owed to any person shall be subject to garnishment and suggestion in the same manner and to the same extent as if held by him as a private individual, except that money or other property which is in custodia legis shall be paid or delivered into the court to abide the result of the suit, unless the court shall otherwise direct. This section does not apply to public property or funds.