§ 29-7-101 Assets subject to garnishment
§ 29-7-102 Wages earned and payable outside state
§ 29-7-103 Method of effecting — Answer
§ 29-7-104 Notice to retain possession
§ 29-7-105 Liability on instrument
§ 29-7-106 Return of notice
§ 29-7-107 Examination of garnishee
§ 29-7-108 Compensation of garnishee
§ 29-7-109 Motion to garnish other debtors
§ 29-7-110 Exoneration by payment or delivery
§ 29-7-111 Death of garnishee
§ 29-7-112 Judgment against garnishee
§ 29-7-113 Execution on maturity of debt
§ 29-7-114 Default by garnishee — Conditional judgment
§ 29-7-115 Notice of conditional judgment
§ 29-7-116 Final judgment
§ 29-7-117 Conclusiveness of judgment
§ 29-7-118 Stay of general sessions judge’s judgment
§ 29-7-119 Appeal

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 29 > Chapter 7 - Attachment by Garnishment

  • Agriculture: means :

    • (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

    • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
    • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
    • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
    • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
    • Attorney general: means the attorney general and reporter and any assistant thereto by whatever name known, any district attorney general and any assistant thereto by whatever name called, and any officer or full-time employee of the general assembly or any committee thereof established by statute, who is duly licensed to practice law in Tennessee, whose duty it is to provide facilities for drafting bills or to assist individual legislators in drafting bills or who renders legal advice and services to the members of the general assembly or committees thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • board: means the board provided for in part 3 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • Certificate of need: means a permit granted by the health services and development agency to any person for the establishment or modification of a health care institution, facility, or covered health service, at a designated location. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
    • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Commissioner: means any person in office as a member of the public service commission, as prescribed by title 65, chapter 1, prior to June 30, 1996. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
    • Employer: means :

      • (A) The state or any department, commission, institution, board or agency of the state government by which a member is paid, with respect to members in its employ. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101

      • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
      • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
      • extra services: means any duties other than summer school or regular duties. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Facility: means any real property or equipment owned, leased, or used by a health care institution for any purpose, other than as an investment. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
      • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
      • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
      • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
      • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
      • Health care institution: means any agency, institution, facility, or place, whether publicly or privately owned or operated, that provides health services and that is one (1) of the following: nursing home. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, codified in United States Code, title 26, as amended. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
      • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
      • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
      • Licensed beds: means the number of beds licensed by the agency having licensing jurisdiction over the facility. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
      • Member: means any person included in the membership of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 35, part 1 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Part-time employee: includes any interim teacher who is employed on a temporary basis to teach for a regular teacher who is on unpaid leave. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
      • Patient: means and includes, but is not limited to, any person who has an acute or chronic physical or mental illness or injury. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Person: means any individual, trust or estate, firm, partnership, association, stockholder, joint venture, corporation or other form of business organization, the state of Tennessee and its political subdivisions or parts of political subdivisions, and any combination of persons specified in this subdivision (15), public or private. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
      • Prior service: means service rendered prior to the date of membership in the retirement system for which credit was given under the terms of one (1) or more of the superseded systems as provided in part 6 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Public school: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a duly elected or appointed city or county school board, and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
      • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
      • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Retirement: means withdrawal from membership with a retirement allowance granted under chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Retirement system: means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system as defined in §§. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Service: means service as a general employee, a teacher, a state police officer, a wildlife officer, a firefighter, a police officer, a state judge, a county judge, an attorney general, a commissioner or a county official which is paid for by an employer, and also includes service for which a former member of the general assembly is entitled to under former §§ 3-401 and 3-406. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
      • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • State health plan: means the plan that is developed by the state health planning division pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-11-1602
      • Student: means any person enrolled in a course of study in a school or in a post-secondary educational institution who as a condition of such enrollment is employed in a full-time position. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
      • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Wildlife officer: means any commissioned employee of the wildlife resources agency engaged in law enforcement activities on a day-to-day basis. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105