garnishee

IPA: gˈɑrnɪʃi

noun

  • (law) The person whose money is garnished.

verb

  • (transitive, law) To have (money) set aside by court order (particularly for the payment of alleged debts); to garnish.

Examples of "garnishee" in Sentences

  • Many creditors will attempt to "garnishee" your wages.
  • I –hate– the sound of “garnishee,” “garnish” sounds much more natural.
  • “To garnishee” logically could mean, if anything, “to place in the status of garnishee.”
  • California doesn't allow debt collectors to garnishee the bank accounts of delinquent borrowers.
  • Schussler called for a limit on "garnishee" orders - money taken off employees 'pay cheques to settle debts.
  • Once “garnishee” becomes established as the verb form, judgment creditors will go to court seeking to garnishee the wages of their judgment debtors.
  • Councils to help themselves to your bank account only a small piece in the Telegraph but the implications are writ large- Defy the State and we will 'garnishee' your bank account and wreck your credit record.
  • The verb usage of the word "garnishee" is a decidedly minority usage (disfavored by a margin of 675-11 in one computerized legal research search, with one citation implying that "garnishee" is incorrect), that should be avoided.
  • LIMITED RECOURSE Contracts for federal student loans stipulate severe penalties and are virtually unbreakable, forgiven only in death, not bankruptcy, and enforced by severe measures, such as garnishee and other legal sanctions, with little recourse.

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