Definitions for: Fieri Facias

[n] a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of a debtor to satisfy the debt

Webster (1913) Definition: Fi"e*ri fa"ci*as [L., cause it to be done.] (Law)
A judicial writ that lies for one who has recovered in debt
or damages, commanding the sheriff that he cause to be made
of the goods, chattels, or real estate of the defendant, the
sum claimed. --Blackstone. Cowell.

See Also: judicial writ, writ

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