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Synonyms for garnishment

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a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

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It provides for judicial oversight before a garnishee order is made where, amongst other things, the debtors financial position is taken into account and court proceedings should also be either where the debtor reside or work, he said.
We found that 210,000 public servants are now affected by garnishee orders,' claimed a recent report ('Low savings "a concern"'), < http://www.
the companies would commit to working with organised labour to develop joint solutions on issues related to garnishee orders and other aspects of employees personal financial management; and
Garnishee orders are court orders requiring the employer of a person in debt to pay part of their wages, with interest, directly to the lender.
opened a bank account in his own name in or about 2008, and received money payable to Ezyware with the intention of avoiding garnishee orders against Ezyware