United States Has Not Consented to be Sued in Garnishment Proceeding to Enforce Texas Court’s Division of Community Military Retirement Benefits

Date

1978

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title

Publisher

Texas Tech Law Review

Abstract

Analyses the Texas Supreme Court’s case United States v. Stelter. The Court in Stelter held that the United States has sovereign immunity in garnishment proceedings arising from community property settlements such as division of military retirement benefits.

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Keywords

Garnishment, Sovereign immunity, Military retirement, Community property, United States v. Stelter, Case note

Citation

10 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 214