Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A proceeding by which the creditor takes the debtor’s position with respect to the latter’s debtor, the garnishee. See 31 Kan. 180, 47 Am. Rep. 497, 1 Pac. 622.