Article 4. Methods of Levy - California Code of Civil Procedure Section 700.170
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700.170. (a) Unless another method of levy is provided by this
article, to levy upon an account receivable or general intangible,
the levying officer shall personally serve a copy of the writ of
execution and a notice of levy on the account debtor.
(b) If a levy is made under subdivision (a) and payments on the
account receivable or general intangible are made to a person other
than the judgment debtor (whether pursuant to a security agreement,
assignment for collection, or otherwise), the levying officer shall,
if so instructed by the judgment creditor, personally serve a copy of
the writ of execution and a notice of levy on such third person.
Service of the copy of the writ and notice of levy on such third
person is a levy on any amounts owed to the judgment debtor by such
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