pendente lite

pendente lite
pen·den·te li·te /pen-'den-tē-'lī-tē, pen-'den-tā-'lē-tā/ adv or adj [New Latin]: during the suit: while litigation continues
awarded joint legal custody of the child pendente lite
pendente lite child support

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pendente lite
(Latin) Pending the lawsuit; describes matters that must be put on hold to await the outcome of a lawsuit that will determine how they are settled.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

pendente lite
'while an action is going on'.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

pendente lite
(pen-den-tay lee-tay) Latin for "while the action is pending" or "during litigation." Often used to describe a court order that is in effect only until the end of a lawsuit, such as an order for temporary child support pending the resolution of a divorce proceeding.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

pendente lite
n. Latin While the lawsuit is pending; contingent on the outcome of the legal action or litigation.
See also lis pendens.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

pendente lite
(Latin: Pending the litigation.)
During the actual progress of a lawsuit.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

pendente lite
[Latin, Pending the litigation.] During the actual progress of a lawsuit.
II Pending the litigation; while the suit continues.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pendente lite
[pen-den-tay lee-tay]
   Latin for awaiting the litigation (lawsuit). It is applied to court orders (such as temporary child support) which are in effect until the case is tried, or rights which cannot be enforced until the lawsuit is over.

Law dictionary. . 2013.


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  • pendente lite — /pendentiy laytiy/ Pending the lawsuit; during the actual progress of a suit; during litigation. Matters pendente lite are contingent on outcome of litigation …   Black's law dictionary

  • pendente lite — /pen den tee luy tee/, Law. during litigation; while a suit is in progress. [1720 30; < L: lit., with a lawsuit pending] * * * …   Universalium

  • pendente lite — в ходе арбитража, до завершения арбитражного разбирательства …   Glossary of international commercial arbitration

  • pendente lite — [pɛnˌdɛnteɪ lʌɪti, ˌdɛnti] adverb Law during litigation. ↘depending on the outcome of litigation. Origin L., lit. with the lawsuit pending …   English new terms dictionary

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