- An abbreviation for the Latin term 'fieri facias', which is an order issued by a court for a sheriff to seize the property of a defendant who owes money
- The court issued a fi. fa. order to recover the debt from the defendant's possessions.
- The creditor pursued the debt through legal means, leading to the issuance of a fi. fa.
- When the defendant was found unable to clear the debt, the court's fi. fa. order resulted in seizure of their personal property.