Garnishment in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Garnishment

a legal procedure by which a creditor can collect what a debtor owes before it even reaches the debtor

Examples of Garnishment in a sentence

Because she defendant owed it thousands of dollars, the bank issued a garnishment against them for the return of the money owed.  🔊

Wage garnishment laws allowed the lender to take part of the debtor’s paycheck to repay some of the money that he owed.  🔊

Every month, a garnishment of 200 dollars comes out of Glenda’s Social Security check and is sent to the IRS for back taxes.  🔊

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