distress warrant

Definition of "distress warrant"
  1. A legal order that demands the seizure of assets and outlines which particular properties should be seized
How to use "distress warrant" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a distress warrant after the business failed to pay its debts.
  2. The defendant was informed about the distress warrant issued against his property for his failure to settle the loan.
  3. Having not complied with the court order, the company faced a distress warrant demanding the seizure of their assets.

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