levari facias

Definition of "levari facias"
  1. A historical legal document used in common law to enforce payment of a debt by seizing the debtor's property or lands
How to use "levari facias" in a sentence
  1. In an attempt to recover the money owed, the court issued a levari facias to seize the debtor's assets.
  2. Given the large debt owed by the company, a levari facias was considered to claim its properties.
  3. When the individual failed to make payments, a levari facias was used as a method to settle the debt.

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