writ of attachment

Definition of "writ of attachment"
  1. A court order that instructs law enforcement to confiscate a defendant's property to fulfill a judgment
How to use "writ of attachment" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a writ of attachment to recover the debt owed by the defendant.
  2. With a writ of attachment, the authorities seized his property to settle the financial dispute.
  3. To ensure the judgment was enforced, they applied for a writ of attachment against their debtor.

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