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in law, means of requiring a third party who holds a debtdebt,
obligation in services, money, or goods owed by one party, the debtor, to another, the creditor. When contested, debts are collected by a civil suit upon which the judge renders a judgment, and an execution is levied on the debtor's property.
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 (including wages) due a defendant to retain the property temporarily. The garnishment consists of a warning, in the form of a judgmentjudgment,
decision of a court of law respecting the issues before it. The term ordinarily is not applied to the decree (order) of courts of equity. The outstanding characteristic of a legal judgment, in contrast to an equitable decree, is its finality and fixity; thus, except
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, to the third party, called the garnishee, not to deliver the goods or money due to the defendant, but to hold them in trusttrust,
in law, arrangement whereby property legally owned by one person is administered for the benefit of another. Three parties are ordinarily needed for the relation to arise: the settlor, who bequeaths or deeds the property for another's benefit; the trustee, in whose hands
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 pending the outcome of the plaintiff's suit. This provisional remedy guarantees the plaintiff at least some recovery if he wins the case.
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When he hears about the former employee's whereabouts later, he said, his suspicions are almost always confirmed: The person found work as an independent contractor to avoid wage garnishment.
I would hate to see them obtain employment, only for the new employer to receive a garnishment order,'' she said.
Once the IRS declares a taxpayer currently not collectible, the IRS must stop all collection activities, including levies and garnishments.
Garnishment may be used in a variety of circumstances.
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Simply put--the cases say that a judgment by confession is completely enforceable the moment it is entered, and confirmation is only necessary if you seek a wage garnishment against the judgment debtor.
If you have funds in trust that are subject to a garnishment and you have written a check and you are aware the check has not cleared, you must take steps to stop payment on it [when the writ is received]," Silverstein said.
Specific data on student loans and garnishment is not available; however, if the current restrictions are significant for lenders, we might expect to see higher borrowing costs for students.
When the payroll director informed me that more than 50 employees were having their wages garnished, I consulted the city's finance director and attorney With their approval, I had the garnishment letter changed to require garnished employees to call me.
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