- current maintenance arrestment
in the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, this process enforces payment of aliment or periodical allowance. A notice is served on the defender's employer who deducts instalment payments according to a statutory chart.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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earnings arrestment — in the Scots law of diligence or legal enforcement, the process whereby for ordinary debts the creditor serves notice on the debtor s employer and sums are deducted on a regular basis, calculated according to a statutory table. See current… … Law dictionary