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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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The court proceeded to consider Gary's second argument, that Illinois's Wage Assignment Act limited the circuit court to ordering no more than 15 percent of his gross weekly earnings to satisfy his arrearage.
Special attention is given to the use of the borrower's future income as a form of collateral in personal loan markets and the effect of laws governing garnishment and wage assignment which limit the lender's claim to the borrower's income.
Persons to whom court ordered child support payments are more than 15 days overdue, may seek a mandatory wage assignment without prior notice to the individual in default.
* Voluntary wage assignments for "payday loans" - when are they required to be honored
Total additions to or deductions from wages paid each pay period including employee purchase orders or wage assignments. Also, in individual employee records, the dates, amounts, and nature of the items which make up the total additions and deductions.