court order

Definitions of court order
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n a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something

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divestiture
an order to an offending party to rid itself of property; it has the purpose of depriving the defendant of the gains of wrongful behavior
execution, writ of execution
a routine court order that attempts to enforce the judgment that has been granted to a plaintiff by authorizing a sheriff to carry it out
gag order
a court order restricting information or comment by the participants involved in a lawsuit
garnishment
a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
interdict, interdiction
a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
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judicial writ, writ
(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

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