Levari facias
Levari facias Le*va`ri fa"ci*as (l[-e]*v[=a]`r[-i] f[=a]"sh[i^]*[a^]s) n. [Law L., cause to be levied.] A writ of execution at common law. [1913 Webster]

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  • levari facias — le·vari fa·ci·as /lə var ˌī fā shē əs, le vä rē fä kē ˌäs/ n [New Latin, you should cause to be levied]: a common law writ of execution for the satisfaction of a judgment debt from the goods and lands of the judgment debtor used chiefly in… …   Law dictionary

  • levari facias — Latin, lit. cause to be levied …   Etymology dictionary

  • levari facias — lə̇|värēˈfäkēˌäs noun Etymology: New Latin, you should cause to be levied : a common law writ of execution for the satisfaction of a judgment debt out of the goods and lands or profits of the lands of the judgment debtor compare fieri facias …   Useful english dictionary

  • levari facias — /laveray feys(hXi)yas/ A writ of execution directing the sheriff to cause to be made of the lands and chattels of the judgment debtor the sum recovered by the judgment. Also a writ to the bishop of the diocese, commanding him to enter into the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • levari facias — /laveray feys(hXi)yas/ A writ of execution directing the sheriff to cause to be made of the lands and chattels of the judgment debtor the sum recovered by the judgment. Also a writ to the bishop of the diocese, commanding him to enter into the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • levari facias — A common law writ similar to the writ of equitable origin known as sequestration. 47 Am J1st Seques § 2. A writ of execution commanding the sheriff to levy the plaintiff s debt on the lands and goods of the defendant and authorizing the sheriff… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • levari facias damn a de dlsseisitoribus — /bveray feys(hXi)yss daemna diy dasiyzatorabas/ A writ formerly directed to the sheriff for the levying of damages, which a disseisor had been condemned to pay to the disseisee …   Black's law dictionary

  • levari facias quando vicecomes returnavit quod non habuit emp tores — /laveray feys(hXi)yas kwondow vaysiykowmiyz ratarneyvat kwod non hibyuwat em(p)toriyz/ An old writ commanding the sheriff to sell the goods of a debtor which he had already taken, and had returned that he could not sell them; and as much more of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • levari facias residuum debiti — /laveray feys(hXi)yas rasidyuwam debatay/ An old writ directed to the sheriff for levying the remnant of a partly satisfied debt upon the lands and tenements or chattels of the debtor …   Black's law dictionary

  • levari facias damn a de dlsseisitoribus — /bveray feys(hXi)yss daemna diy dasiyzatorabas/ A writ formerly directed to the sheriff for the levying of damages, which a disseisor had been condemned to pay to the disseisee …   Black's law dictionary

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