Definitions for "Warrant of Arrest"
In Rem. Form of process filed with or after the filing of a verified complaint. Gives the court jurisdiction over the property to be seized. Usually must be served within the district of issue. Historically, it has not included a finding of probable cause.
An order issued by a judge or magistrate to a police officer requiring the arrest of the person named in the warrant.
A writ or order issued by a judge or other competent authority, to a sheriff or other officer, requiring him or her to arrest a person therein named and bring that person before the court to answer to a specified charge.