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Writ Of Garnishment

writ of garnishment

a means of enforcing a judgment in which the defendant's property (e.g., a bank account, wages, or any debt owed to the defendant by someone else) is to be seized and is in the hands of a third person .



Source: Federal Judicial Center

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