attachment

  • The process of taking or seizing real or personal property by virtue of a writ in order to satisfy a judgment or ensure court appearance.

    Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division 1
    See also writ

1Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division, Oregon Historical County Records Guide: Glossary of Terms, http://­www.sos.state.or.us/­archives/­county/­cpglossary.html (last accessed May 27, 2009).