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No Garnishment of Mineral ‘Headright’ (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants garnishee Osage Indian Agency’s motion to quash a garnishment summons a creditor obtained in Virginia state court to collect on a $63,565 judgment from debtor’s mineral “headright”; the creditor filed her summons against the U.S. government, which has not waived its sovereign immunity in this matter. The Osage Nation is ...