A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum.
(Law) An order or process directing a person, especially a defendant in a case, to appear in court.
The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
An order in writing from a competent authority instructing that a certain act be carried out.
(Biology) An outgrowth of tissue; a projecting part:
(--- Computers) A piece of work created with an application, as with a word processor.
The definition of an injunction is an order by the court to stop someone from doing something.
A court’s order directing a lower court or judicial officer to perform a particular action.
An order issued under the authority of a court, commanding a person to appear in court on a particular date, usually to give testimony in a legal case.
(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
Find another word for writ. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for writ, like: replevin, habeas corpus, decree, breve, brief, summons, command, order, warrant, process and document.