pendente lite

adverb or adjective
pen·​den·​te li·​te | \ pen-ˈden-tē-ˈlī-tē, pen-ˈden-tā-ˈlē-tā \

Legal Definition of pendente lite

: during the suit : while litigation continues awarded joint legal custody of the child pendente lite pendente lite child support

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“Pendente lite.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/pendente%20lite. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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