garnishee

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Synonyms for garnishee

a wage earner who is served with a garnishment

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take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support

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The department obtains child-support orders for parents with custody and also tracks down the actual money, often by garnisheeing the wages of absent parents.
He said the Defense Department has canceled more than 20% of its travel cards, has begun garnisheeing paychecks of employees with long-overdue bills and is using data mining technology to search for questionable purchases.
Until this past winter we owed $2,200 to the IRS, but they came with unusual swiftness (only eight months after the tax form was filed, two years earlier than the last time, I guess figuring that with us there's no reason to fuck around with a lot of chitchat), taking care of the problem by garnisheeing my wages.
This power includes garnisheeing your wages, preventing you from renewing your driver's licence, and diverting your income tax return refund.
In fact, child support officials in numerous states are telling the media - without a trace of irony or shame - that the best way they've found to collect child support money in the recession is garnisheeing half of obligors' unemployment checks.