capias ad satisfaciendum
capias ad sat·is·fac·ien·dum /-ˌsa-tis-ˌfā-shē-'en-dəm, -ˌsä-tis-ˌfä-kē-'en-du̇m/ n [Medieval Latin, you may seize (the person) to (make him/her) satisfy (the claim)]: a writ or process commanding an officer to place a person (as a debtor) under civil arrest until a claim is satisfied

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • capias ad satisfaciendum — /keypiyas sed saetasfeyshiyendam/ A writ of execution (usually termed, for brevity, a ca. sa. ), which commands the sheriff to take the party named, and keep him safely, so that he may have his body before the court on a certain day, to satisfy… …   Black's law dictionary

  • capias ad satisfaciendum — A writ for the arrest and imprisonment of a judgment debtor until the claim against him shall be satisfied or otherwise discharged according to law. 30 Am J2d Exec § 28 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • testatum capias ad satisfaciendum — noun see testatum capias …   Useful english dictionary

  • ad satisfaciendum — /aed saetasfeyshiyendam/ To satisfy. The emphatic words of the writ of capias ad satisfaciendum, which requires the sheriff to take the person of the defendant to satisfy the plaintiffs claim …   Black's law dictionary

  • ad satisfaciendum — In dis charge or satisfaction. See capias ad faciendum; habeas corpus ad satisfaciendum …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ca.sa. — ca.sa. abbreviation of capias ad satisfaciendum, a writ issued upon a judgment in a personal action for the recovery of money (see CAPIAS (Cf. capias)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Arrest [1] — Arrest (lat. Arrestum), der auf Befehl einer Behörde äußerlich beschränkte Zustand der natürlichen Freiheit einer Person od. des Sachenverkehrs; 1) in criminalrechtlicher Beziehung entweder Strafarrest (s. u. Strafe) od. Defentionsgefängniß… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • arcta et salva custodia — /arkta et sslva kastowdiya/ In strict (or close) and safe custody or keeping. When a defendant is arrested on a capias ad satisfaciendum (ca.sq.), he is to be kept arcta et salva custodia. 3 Bl.Comm. 415 …   Black's law dictionary

  • ca — Sa. An abbreviation of capias ad satisfaciendum …   Black's law dictionary

  • arcta et salva custodia — /arkta et sslva kastowdiya/ In strict (or close) and safe custody or keeping. When a defendant is arrested on a capias ad satisfaciendum (ca.sq.), he is to be kept arcta et salva custodia. 3 Bl.Comm. 415 …   Black's law dictionary

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