levari facias

noun

le·​vari fa·​ci·​as
lə-ˈvar-ˌī-ˈfā-shē-əs, le-ˈvä-rē-ˈfä-kē-ˌäs
: 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 Delaware
compare fieri facias

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, you should cause to be levied

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“Levari facias.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/levari%20facias. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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