§38-7-27. Failure of garnishee to answer.
If any garnishee, summoned as provided in this article, fail
to answer, the court may either compel him to answer, or hear
proof of the matters required by section twenty-four of this
article to be disclosed by the garnishee's answer, concerning any
debt or liability due by him to, or personal property in his
possession or under this control of, the defendant in such
attachment, and make such orders in relation thereto as if what
is so proved had appeared in his answer.