Writ Of Execution Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Writ Of Execution, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Writ Of Execution?

(n) A writ of execution is the written order issued by the law enforcing officer to enforce the judgment of the court the way the court orders. For example a judge may issue a writ of execution directing the sheriff or local authority to attach the property of the defendant to recover the dues as per the judgment