decree nisi

Definition of "decree nisi"
  1. It's a type of temporary legal order which can become permanent if no valid objections are made against it
How to use "decree nisi" in a sentence
  1. The court issued a decree nisi, giving both parties the chance to raise any remaining objections before it becomes permanent.
  2. After the initial hearing, a decree nisi was granted, indicating the intent to end the marriage unless a compelling case against it was filed.
  3. If no further action is taken within a specific period following the decree nisi, it becomes finalized, making the legal decision binding.

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