Pendente lite

Pendente lite,

Definition of Pendente lite:

  1. Contingent on the outcome of a lawsuit still pending in the courts. A pendente lite injunction, for example, remains in force (to preserve the status quo) only until an associated case is decided. Latin for, while the action is pending. Written also as lite pendente. See also lis pendens.

  2. During litigation.

How to use Pendente lite in a sentence?

  1. He cannot prevent the defendant from disposing of his assets pendente lite merely because he fears that by the time he obtains judgment in his favour the defendant will have no assets against which the judgment can be enforced.

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