supplementary proceeding

Definition of "supplementary proceeding"
  1. A process to identify the property or assets owned by a person who owes money based on a court decision
How to use "supplementary proceeding" in a sentence
  1. The attorney filed a supplementary proceeding to determine what assets the debtor possessed.
  2. Through the supplementary proceeding, they discovered the debtor had significant undisclosed assets.
  3. The supplementary proceeding was a necessary step to collecting the money owed to the plaintiff.

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