Trustee process
Trustee Trus*tee", n. (Law) A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process. [1913 Webster]

{Trustee process} (Law), a process by which a creditor may attach his debtor's goods, effects, and credits, in the hands of a third person; -- called, in some States, the {process of foreign attachment}, {garnishment}, or {factorizing process}. [U. S.] [1913 Webster]


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  • trustee process — n: the process of attachment by garnishment used esp. in the northeastern U.S. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Trustee process — Trus*tee proc ess (Law) The process of attachment by garnishment. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trustee process — noun : the process of attachment by garnishment or in the New England states by foreign attachment compare equitable garnishment * * * Law. (in New England) garnishment (def. 1). [1800 10, Amer.] * * * trustee process, U.S., Law. the attachment… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trustee process — A remedy akin to garnishment, that is, a proceeding whereby property, money or credits of a debtor in possession of another, the garnishee, are applied to the payment of the debts by means of process against the debtor and garnishee. Pennsylvania …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • trustee process — Law. (in New England) garnishment (def. 1). [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Trustee — Trus*tee , n. (Law) A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • process of foreign attachment — Trustee Trus*tee , n. (Law) A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • process — A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; method, mode or operation, whereby a result or effect is produced; normal or actual course of procedure; regular proceeding, as, the process of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trustee — Person holding property in trust. Restatement, Second, Trusts, No. 3(3). The person appointed, or required by law, to execute a trust. One in whom an estate, interest, or power is vested, under an express or implied agreement to administer or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • trustee — 1. noun A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the… …   Wiktionary

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