Definition of TRUSTEE PROCESS,


TRUSTEE PROCESS,

practice. In Massacchusetts, this is a process
given by statute, in imitation of the foreign attachment of the English
law.


2. By this process, a creditor may attach any property or credits of his
debtor in the hands of a third person. This third person is, in the English
law, called the garnishee; in Massachusetts, he is the trustee. White~s Dig.
tit. 148. Vide Attachment.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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