pendente lite

Definition of "pendente lite"
  1. A temporary order issued that is effective only for the duration of a lawsuit
How to use "pendente lite" in a sentence
  1. The judge issued a pendente lite order granting Mia temporary custody of the kids during the ongoing divorce proceeding.
  2. The court dispensed the pendente lite ruling that allocated temporary asset control to the partners amidst the litigation.
  3. The pendente lite issued by the court addressed temporary financial support until the final divorce settlement.

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