writ of execution

Definition of "writ of execution"
  1. A court command to a sheriff to carry out a judgment by taking the debtor's property to pay the plaintiff the amount owed
How to use "writ of execution" in a sentence
  1. When the debtor failed to pay his credit card bill, the bank requested a writ of execution.
  2. The writ of execution was issued after the failed attempts to make the debtor pay his dues.
  3. The sheriff confiscated the debtor's car following the writ of execution from the court.

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