Scire Facias Ad Disprobandum Debitum Law and Legal Definition

Scire Facias Ad Disprobandum Debitum is a writ which lies by a defendant in a foreign attachment against the plaintiff, in order to enable him, within a year and a day next ensuing the time of payment to the plaintiff in the attachment, to disprove or avoid the debt recovered against him. The meaning of this Latin term is “that you cause to know to disprove the debt”