Garnishee meaning

gärnĭ-shē
A party who is in possession of money or property of a debtor and has been notified by a court or other legal body that that money or property must be made available to satisfy a monetary judgment to the party owed by the debtor.
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The third party in a garnishment.
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An individual or entity in possession of a debtor’s property or monies that a creditor seeks to garnish.
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(law) The person whose money is garnished.
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(law) The act of attaching the property sought to be secured.
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To garnish.
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Origin of garnishee

  • A derivative word from garnish: from Germanic warnjan to guard: through Old French garnir: to Middle English

    From Wiktionary