writ of attachment


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writ of attachment

n. a court order directing a sheriff (or other law enforcement officer) to seize property of a defendant which would satisfy a judgment against that defendant. (See: attachment)

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In a resolution, the antigraft court First Division included in its preliminary writ of attachment properties under the names Jose Marie Bautista: Revilla Jr.
CPS hadn't served Robinson the order that she was accused of violating before arriving with the writ of attachment that they wouldn't let her read.
Published reports showed that those covered by the Sandiganbayan's writ of attachment were the 44 bank accounts of the Revillas, 15 motor vehicles, 28 real estate properties, five shares of stocks valued at P1.14 million, and a total of 12 shares in exclusive clubs and private companies.
But an earlier Writ of Attachment dated 5 April from the Civil Law Court issued against FPA was addressed to the paper by and through its Board of Directors, Managing Editor, News Editor and all those working under their scope of authority.
Prior to Reinholds bankruptcy filing, two other creditors, Zainal and Reiza Mahmood, had obtained a writ of attachment for $195,000 in the home Reinhold and his wife owned as tenants by the entirety, in which they had significant equity.
Case, whose fateful directive required that "Uncle" Neil serve the writ of attachment to Charles T.
The United States District Court held that due to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, the writ of attachment was impermissible.
The best feature of the executive proceeding is that creditors get a writ of attachment following the filing of their complaint pleading, which allows them to seize assets from debtors immediately without placing any bond.
Mallegni used "unscrupulous" tactics to ensnare a borrower into a cycle of ever-increasing default interest and late fees, issued the writ of attachment Tuesday.
LNC registered its out-of-state judgment with the Delaware district court, and promptly filed a writ of attachment against Megatel and its two (former) parent companies with the goal of garnishing the funds.
ISSUE: It may surprise many to learn that if an employee has his wages attached or garnished, and his employer, having been duly served with a writ of attachment or garnishment, fails to timely file the necessary affidavit as to the amount of wages on hand at the time of the service of process, the employer can be held responsible for the total amount unpaid on the judgment.
Accordingly, the United States argued that the district court must quash the writ of attachment on Iran's diplomatic properties, which both parties conceded were part of the Iranian embassy within the meaning of the VCDR.