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Yes, you should send notice to the creditor or their attorney as well as to the Sheriff. Filing bankruptcy puts an automatic stay on all collections activities, including garnishments. Once the creditor knows of the bankruptcy, the garnishment must stop -- even if the employer hasn’t received a notification from the court.
NOTE - most garnishments are stopped by the automatic stay, but some are not. Most notably, domestic support obligations (like child-support) are not subject to the stay. Thus, any garnishments for this type of obligation will continue regardless of your bankruptcy.