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gar·nish·ee

 (gär′nĭ-shē′) Law
n.
A party who is in possession of money or property of a debtor and has been notified by a court or other legal body that that money or property must be made available to satisfy a monetary judgment to the party owed by the debtor.
tr.v. gar·nish·eed, gar·nish·ee·ing, gar·nish·ees
To garnish.

garnishee

(ˌɡɑːnɪˈʃiː) law
n
(Law) a person upon whom a garnishment has been served
vb (tr) , -nishees, -nisheeing or -nisheed
1. (Law) to attach (a debt or other property) by garnishment
2. (Law) to serve (a person) with a garnishment

gar•nish•ee

(ˌgɑr nɪˈʃi)

v. -nish•eed, -nish•ee•ing,
n. Law. v.t.
1. to attach (money or property) by garnishment.
2. to serve (a person) with a garnishment.
n.
3. a person served with a garnishment.

garnishee


Past participle: garnisheed
Gerund: garnisheeing

Imperative
garnishee
garnishee
Present
I garnishee
you garnishee
he/she/it garnishees
we garnishee
you garnishee
they garnishee
Preterite
I garnisheed
you garnisheed
he/she/it garnisheed
we garnisheed
you garnisheed
they garnisheed
Present Continuous
I am garnisheeing
you are garnisheeing
he/she/it is garnisheeing
we are garnisheeing
you are garnisheeing
they are garnisheeing
Present Perfect
I have garnisheed
you have garnisheed
he/she/it has garnisheed
we have garnisheed
you have garnisheed
they have garnisheed
Past Continuous
I was garnisheeing
you were garnisheeing
he/she/it was garnisheeing
we were garnisheeing
you were garnisheeing
they were garnisheeing
Past Perfect
I had garnisheed
you had garnisheed
he/she/it had garnisheed
we had garnisheed
you had garnisheed
they had garnisheed
Future
I will garnishee
you will garnishee
he/she/it will garnishee
we will garnishee
you will garnishee
they will garnishee
Future Perfect
I will have garnisheed
you will have garnisheed
he/she/it will have garnisheed
we will have garnisheed
you will have garnisheed
they will have garnisheed
Future Continuous
I will be garnisheeing
you will be garnisheeing
he/she/it will be garnisheeing
we will be garnisheeing
you will be garnisheeing
they will be garnisheeing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garnisheeing
you have been garnisheeing
he/she/it has been garnisheeing
we have been garnisheeing
you have been garnisheeing
they have been garnisheeing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garnisheeing
you will have been garnisheeing
he/she/it will have been garnisheeing
we will have been garnisheeing
you will have been garnisheeing
they will have been garnisheeing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garnisheeing
you had been garnisheeing
he/she/it had been garnisheeing
we had been garnisheeing
you had been garnisheeing
they had been garnisheeing
Conditional
I would garnishee
you would garnishee
he/she/it would garnishee
we would garnishee
you would garnishee
they would garnishee
Past Conditional
I would have garnisheed
you would have garnisheed
he/she/it would have garnisheed
we would have garnisheed
you would have garnisheed
they would have garnisheed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garnishee - a wage earner who is served with a garnishment
earner, wage earner - someone who earn wages in return for their labor
Verb1.garnishee - take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"
confiscate, impound, sequester, seize, attach - take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
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AME provided that there is no difference between the garnishment duties imposed upon bank and nonbank garnishees, and specifically imposed a duty upon a lawyer garnishee whose trust account has been garnished for the debts owed by a judgment debtor client to inquire into the status of the trust account and stop payment on trust checks that are not certified or cashier's checks, even if such checks have been drawn and delivered by the lawyer garnishee.
notice altogether, insofar as third-party garnishees are concerned, and
allowed "a foreign attachment against garnishees, who possess
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We conclude that Florida law imposes on both bank and non-bank garnishees the duty to retain funds held by the garnishee, even after a check on those funds has been drawn by the garnishee and delivered to the payee," the court held May 1 in Arnold, Matheny, and Eagan v.
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