General Terms for Various Types of Writs:

      Out website does contain a categorized list of all writs that can be filed, however below is a list of general (broad) terms which are often used to describe a large range of writs:

Original Writsinitial writs used to commence an action – usually the Summons

Subsequent Writswrits issued *After* Original Writs

“Patent Writs” & “Close Writs”“Publicly-Accessible Writs” & “Classified Writs”

Extraordinary Writsused for seeking Extraordinary Relief