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 for Trustee process
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trustee process \Trus*tee" proc"ess\ (Law)
     The process of attachment by garnishment. [U. S.]
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trustee \Trus*tee"\, n. (Law)
     A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to
     be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals,
     or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for
     the benefit of another; also, a person in whose hands the
     effects of another are attached in a trustee process.
     [1913 Webster]
     Trustee process (Law), a process by which a creditor may
        attach his debtor's goods, effects, and credits, in the
        hands of a third person; -- called, in some States, the
        process of foreign attachment, garnishment, or
        factorizing process. [U. S.]
        [1913 Webster]

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  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. 

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