§ 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

  • 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.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • board: means the board provided for in part 3 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Employer: means :

    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

  • 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
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • post-employment benefits: means non-pension benefits paid on behalf of former state employees, former state employees' beneficiaries, authorized local education agency employees or the authorized local education agency employees' beneficiaries after separation from service. See Tennessee Code 8-27-801
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Retirement: means withdrawal from membership with a retirement allowance granted under Chapters 34 37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the member annuity and the state annuity. 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 §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustees: means the four (4) trustees designated in §. See Tennessee Code 8-27-801
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.