Writ of summons synonyms
Part of speech:
Under penalty. A writ issued by a court commanding a person to appear, with penalties that attach for failure to comply. The act of sending a subpoena to a witness or other person to secure his attendance and testimony at trial or other proceeding (such as deposition); generally, subpoenas are obtained and sent out by the lawyers, rather than directly by the court.
(Law) An order or process directing a person, especially a defendant in a case, to appear in court.
(Law) A judicial writ authorizing an officer to make a search, seizure, or arrest or to execute a judgment.
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