judicial writ

Definition of "judicial writ"
  1. A formal document issued by a court under its official seal during a legal case, or to enforce a legal decision
How to use "judicial writ" in a sentence
  1. The plaintiff's lawyer requested a judicial writ to enforce the monetary judgment handed down in their favor.
  2. A judicial writ was issued by the court to compel the defendant to appear at the next hearing.
  3. If noncompliance continues, the court may issue a judicial writ requiring adherence to the ordered legal obligations.

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