Trustee process

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TRUSTEE PROCESS, practice. In Massachusetts, this is a process given by statute, in imitation of the foreign attachment of the English law.
     2. By this process, a creditor may attach any property or credits of his debtor in the hands of a third person. This third person is, in the English law, called the garnishee; in Massachusetts, he is the trustee. White's Dig. tit. 148. Vide Attachment.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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