writ of garnishment

Definition of "writ of garnishment"
  1. A court order that allows property, money, or credits held by someone else to be seized to pay off a debtor's debt, usually following a judgment in a principal action
How to use "writ of garnishment" in a sentence
  1. The writ of garnishment was implemented to recover the debt from the tenant's employer.
  2. The judge issued a writ of garnishment to seize the funds from the debtor's bank account.
  3. The creditor sought a writ of garnishment to cover the money owed to them.

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