Q: what is a petition for FIFA on a felony charge?
on public records of my case there is a petition for FIFA and it was granted.
A: Fi Fa is a document issued by the Clerk of Magistrate Court for the purpose of recording a lien on the judgment debtor's property. It is also a legal instrument by which the sheriff of a county may seize the assets of a judgment debtor. It allows law enforcement officers to levy on personal property and the FI Fa must be cancelled by the plaintiff when the debt is resolved.
FI Fa’s may be issued from the judgment of the court (Magistrate, State, or Superior). It may be best to contact an attorney who can assist you with the specifics of your circumstances.
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