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Synonyms for garnishee

a wage earner who is served with a garnishment

Related Words

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

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You'll face stiff penalties, late charges, and possible collection fees--which will only add to your debts and to the amount of time it will take to pay them off Additionally, you'll make your self ineligible to receive any future loans, a big concern if you're trying to finish a degree or go to graduate school Also student loans have no statute of limitations, which means the federal government gives lenders the right to come after you anytime--even when you're retired--to collect past-due college loans Surely you don't want your Social Security checks garnisheed!
He contacted CCRA's office in Winnipeg and asked that a lien placed against his home be lifted and that money garnisheed by the government be returned.
In Chapter 13, debtors pay off their debt under a stringent schedule, and typically their wages are garnisheed well into the future.
In one case, undocumented workers had been bought from smugglers and kept under armed watch, their wages garnisheed to pay for their housing and other "debts." For his efforts, Benitez was honored with the Robert F.
NSA: We get calls periodically that a levy is about to happen or wages garnisheed and the practitioner calls the IRS but, for whatever reason, cannot make contact with the IRS agent or supervisor.
Local county officials are also deeply angry that evidently up to half of their salaries will be garnisheed to pay for the expensive ultrasound equipment.
parent-run schools in the trust of the Christian Brothers are now in danger of being garnisheed. (See C.I.
AT&T, MCI, LDDS Communications, IDB Communications Group, and WilTel are awaiting a decision by Miami Judge James Lawrence King on whether the money may be garnisheed in partial payment for a US$187 million judgment against Cuba for the 1996 downing of Hermanos al Rescate airplanes (see NotiSur, 1996-03-15, EcoCentral, 1998-11-05).