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GARNISHMENT
A legal proceeding in which a debtor's money, in the possession of another (called the garnishee), is applied to the debts of the debtor, such as when an employer garnishes a debtor's wages. General Jurisdiction: Refers to courts that have no limit on the types of criminal and civil cases they may hear.

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