supplementary proceedings

supplementary proceedings
A proceeding in which a judgment debtor is summoned into court for questioning by a judgment creditor who has not received payment.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


supplementary proceedings
A proceeding in which a judgment debtor is summoned into court for questioning by a judgment creditor who has not received payment.

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