TRUSTEE PROCESS, practice. In Massacchusetts, 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.