Garnishee Execution Law and Legal Definition

Garnishee execution refers to the employment of the remedy of garnishment under an execution issued upon a judgment.

On presentation of garnishee execution, it becomes a lien and a continuing levy upon the wages, earnings, debts, salary, income from trust funds or profits, due or to become due, and said levy becomes a continuing levy until said execution and the expenses thereof are fully satisfied and paid or until modified. [In re Prunotto, 51 F.2d 602 (D.N.Y. 1931)].