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  • For that reason we boys lost interest in the man as well as his garnishments. Cited from Reveries of a Schoolmaster, by Francis B. Pearson
  • Are these military ensigns, or are they not rather the garnishments of women? Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5, by Various
  • Wage garnishments continue until the entire debt is paid or arrangements are made to pay off the debt.
  • When served on an employer, garnishments are taken as part of the payroll process.
  • They may include withholding of wages or social security payments or garnishments from bank accounts.
  • In practice, the vouti leads a team of assistant distrainers who process most distrainments/garnishments.
  • For example, Kansas does not allow wage garnishments on purchased debt.
  • He was ever to the fore in retailing to his friends, plus certain garnishments of his own, any fresh evidence that chanced to come to light. Cited from The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, by Fergus Hume
  • A combination of coriander and tamarind chutneys are often used as garnishments in addition to those mentioned above.
  • These are processed by the courts in the same manner as garnishments and are subject to the same wage exemptions.
  • When processing payroll, sometimes there is not enough money in the employee's net pay to satisfy all of the garnishments.
  • The definition of disposable income varies for the purpose of state and local garnishments and levies.
  • The tree has been decorated with various garnishments and the hollow of the trunk became a repository for written notes of praise and query.
  • Restaurant payrolls which typically include tip calculations, deductions, garnishments and other variables, can be difficult to manage especially for new or small business owners.
  • Some common obligations for which tax refunds are intercepted include outstanding taxes, student loans, child support, fines, restitution, and wage garnishments.
  • Courts will generally require litigants to provide proof that an individual is not on active duty before adverse action is taken, i.e. foreclosures, garnishments, attachments, evictions, and judgments.
  • For example, in some jurisdictions within the United States, people can be held in contempt of court and jailed after non-payment of child support, garnishments, confiscations, fines, or back taxes.
  • For example, in a case with federal tax, local tax, and credit card garnishments, the first garnishment taken would be the federal tax garnishments, then the local tax garnishments, and finally, garnishments for the credit card.
  • The engineer, with garnishments of profanity, considered dueling to be a painstakingly-described absurdity and wished "the old popinjay" joy of his bargain. Cited from The Rivet in Grandfather's Neck, by James Branch Cabell
  • Subpoenas to testify, attachments of property, executions on property, garnishments, and other provisional remedies are among the types of "process" considered to be capable of abuse.
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Root form of garnishments is garnishment for the noun.

Meaning of garnishments

  • noun 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