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

History and Etymology for pendente lite

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