Garnishment meaning

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A decoration or ornamentation.
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A legal proceeding in which a plaintiff seeks the satisfaction of a debt by obtaining a judgment that directs a third party in possession of the property of the defendant to make it available to satisfy the judgment.
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A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
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A decoration; embellishment.
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A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant.
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A notice to an employer or to a financial institution that funds from a person’s paycheck or bank account need to be deducted and turned over to a court to pay for a judgment against the person.
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In litigation, a judicial process in which a creditor seeks the seizure of a debtor’s property, held in possession by a third party.
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(law) A judgment that a third party should pay money owing to a defendant directly to a plaintiff.
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