Writ of Attachment – orders legal seizure of a property or person to satisfy a creditor’s claim

Writ of Attachment:

“3. A writ ordering legal seizure of property (especially to satisfy
a creditor’s claim) or of a person. – Also termed attachment.

  • Ancillary Attachment: (1843) An attachment that results in seizure & holding of property pending a resolution of the plaintiff’s claim. – Also termed
    attachment on mesne process.