What does it mean when a writ is returned?

What does it mean when a writ is returned?

Return of writ refers to an inscription, made by the sheriff, or other ministerial officer, of the manner in which s/he has executed a writ. It is the response of the court or officer to whom a writ of certiorari or a petition or writ of mandamus is directed, answering the allegations of fact in the petition or writ.

What happens after writ?

The writ gives the Sheriff the authority to seize property of the judgment debtor and is valid for 180 days after its issuance. You must give the Sheriff signed, written instructions to levy on (seize) and sell, if necessary, specific property belonging to the debtor to satisfy your judgment.

What should sheriff clerk prepare for notice of intention to defend?

(1) On receipt of the notice of intention to defend, the sheriff clerk shall prepare a process folder which shall include- (a) interlocutor sheets; (b) duplicate interlocutor sheets; (c) a production file; (d) a motion file; and (e) an inventory of process.

What does the sheriff do in an eviction?

Writ of Possession or Writ of Restitution is posted on the door of the rental unit. The document gives the tenant time or deadline to move out before the sheriff returns. The sheriff must give the tenant 3 days to vacate the premises, but sometimes, a week or 7 days is given to the tenant.

What are the rules of Sheriff Court ordinary cause?

9.2A. (1) Subject to paragraph (2), at any time before the date and time fixed under rule 9.2 (fixing date for Options Hearing) or under this rule, the sheriff– (a) may, of his own motion or on the motion of any party– (i) discharge the Options Hearing; and

When does the sheriff clerk fix a date for an options hearing?

9.2. (1) Subject to paragraph (1A), on the lodging of a notice of intention to defend, the sheriff clerk shall fix a date and time for an Options Hearing which date shall be on the first suitable court day occurring not sooner than 10 weeks after the expiry of the period of notice. (1A) Where in a family action or a civil partnership action-

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