Garnishee

Garnishee,

Definition of Garnishee:

  1. Third-party (bank, customer, employer, etc.) who, while not involved in a court case between a debtor and a creditor or a defendant and a plaintiff (the garnisher), is required by a court order (garnishee order) to seize, in part or in full, the money (account balance, payment, wages) belonging to the debtor or defendant, and transfer it to the creditor or plaintiff until a debt or claim is satisfied.

How to use Garnishee in a sentence?

  1. In her capacity as a human resources specialist, Margaret was in constant contact with garnishee s, especially for cases which involved the payment of child support.
  2. I was thankful that I was not directly involved in the court hearings, but I was still a garnishee and that made me mad.
  3. You must hope that you never get any of your money frozen or taken by a garnishee because it will be a huge hassle.

Meaning of Garnishee & Garnishee Definition