Pendente Lite Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Pendente Lite, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Pendente Lite?

It is an order which is in effect awaiting the lawsyit.These are court orders which are in effect when the case is in trial , or rights which cannot be enforced until the lawsuit is over as in divorce cases for temporary child support.