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Preferred term

Attachment by court order  


  • An executory seizure is a seizure that, separately or following a prejudgment is levied as soon as the person levying the seizure has received an entitlement to enforcement in the main proceedings, which has become enforceable. The entitlement to enforcement must be served to the debtor and, if attachment by garnishment occurs, also to the third party.

Broader concepts

Scope note

  • This is a measurement to secure the rights of a creditor, included a charging order of the court to take the property in possession and sale it.


Editorial note

  • Ontleent aan het Wetboek van Burgerlijke Rechtsvordering, Artikel 704 lid 1

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