alimony pendente lite
- Financial support granted during the legal process of divorce or separation, which also includes a fair amount for the pursuit of the legal case, often referred to as temporary alimony
- The court ordered that the husband must pay alimony pendente lite to support the wife during their divorce proceedings.
- Due to her lack of income, she sought alimony pendente lite during their on-going separation case.
- The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiff, awarding her alimony pendente lite to help cover her living expenses and legal costs.