stay / stay order

Definition of "stay / stay order"
  1. A court's order that halts part or all of a case's proceedings
How to use "stay / stay order" in a sentence
  1. Due to new evidence, the judge issued a stay order on the proceedings.
  2. The defense requested a stay in the trial until the new attorney could review the case materials.
  3. The stay order allowed time for the parties to renegotiate an agreement.

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