Definitions for "Garnishment of wages"
A support enforcement process by which Support payments are automatically deducted from the non-custodial parent's paycheck and delivered to the custodial parent. This is an involuntary enforcement method of paying court-ordered Support.
Garnishment is the practice of withholding a portion of a defaulted borrower's wages to repay his or her loan, without consent.
Deduction of a portion of a borrower's pay, with or without his or her consent. A lender or the government may take this action to force repayment of a defaulted loan.