Process Serving Terminology

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Garnishment

A garnishment is a court order to collect money or property.  A court order of garnishment allows a creditor to take the property of a debtor when the debtor does not possess the property. For example, a garnishment may be issued to an employee to pay part of an employee’s wages to the creditor in order to pay a debt or judgment. This can be used as a remedy to satisfy a judgment.

Good Standing

Good standing refers to a member of an organization when he/she remains current with organization dues, payments or other membership requirement, etc. In addition, a member must also stay current with his/her filing of required periodical documents such as registration, license and tax or any other documents as are required.

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