Definitions for "Attachment of Earnings"
Keywords:  wages, earnings, ejo, deduct, creditor
This forces the debtor's employer to make deductions from the debtor's earnings and pay them to the creditor.
An Attachment of Earnings order requires an employer to pay set amounts from the employee's earnings to the Enforcement of Judgments Office (EJO) towards clearing a judgment debt.
A court order to clear a debt. The payments owed are deducted directly from a person's earnings.