Definition of Capias. Meaning of Capias. Synonyms of Capias

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Definition of Capias

Capias
Capias Ca"pi*as, n. [L. thou mayst take.] (Low) A writ or process commanding the officer to take the body of the person named in it, that is, to arrest him; -- also called writ of capias. Note: One principal kind of capias is a writ by which actions at law are frequently commenced; another is a writ of execution issued after judgment to satisfy damages recovered; a capias in criminal law is the process to take a person charged on an indictment, when he is not in custody. --Burrill. Wharton.

Meaning of Capias from wikipedia

- writs are sometimes referred to as a writ of capias, defined as orders to "take" a person or ****ets. Capias writs are often issued when a suspect fails...
- into custody under a capias pro fine is not transported directly to jail, but is taken before the court which issued the capias and required to show cause...
- In the common law legal systems, capias ad respondendum (Latin: "that you may capture [him] in order for him to reply") is or was a writ issued by a court...
- CapiĆ” River is a river of Alagoas state in eastern Brazil. List of rivers of Alagoas Brazilian Ministry of Transport v t e...
- State of Missouri vs. Frank & Jesse James including indictment; capias to Clay & Jackson Counties; sheriff's returns; warrant to any sheriff or marshall...
- 11, and again on July 14 to answer charges of "larceny"; but a writ of capias was issued for him on the 11th, suggesting that he may not have been in...
- empowered to arrest individuals statewide under the authority of a capias or capias mittimus warrant. Such warrants are civil arrest warrants issued by...
- judgment because of matters arising subsequent to the judgment. A writ of capias directs an officer to take into custody the person named in the writ or...
- bond who has failed to appear in court and for whom a re-arrest warrant or capias has been issued unless such person is licensed as a bail enforcement agent"...
- have taken the body In law, it is a return made by the sheriff, upon a capias, or other process to the like purpose; signifying, that he has taken the...