interlocutory order

interlocutory order
n.
An order issued by the court while a trial is still in process, determining an intermediate issue before coming to a final decision for the entire case.

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  • order — or·der 1 n 1: a state of peace, freedom from unruly behavior, and respect for law and proper authority maintain law and order 2: an established mode or state of procedure a call to order 3 a: a mandate from a superior authority see also …   Law dictionary

  • Interlocutory — is a legal term which can refer to an order, sentence, decree, or judgment, given in an intermediate stage between the commencement and termination of a cause of action, used to provide a temporary or provisional decision on an issue. Thus, an… …   Wikipedia

  • interlocutory — /int3rl6k(y)3tgriy/ Provisional; interim; temporary; not final. Something intervening between the commencement and the end of a suit which decides some point or matter, but is not a final decision of the whole controversy. An interlocutory order… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • order — A mandate; precept; command or direction authoritatively given; rule or regulation. Brady v. Interstate Commerce Commission, D.C.W.Va., 43 F.2d 847, 850. Direction of a court or judge made or entered in writing, and not included in a judgment,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • interlocutory decree — see decree Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. interlocutory decree …   Law dictionary

  • Interlocutory — In ter*loc u*to*ry, a. [Cf. LL. interlocutorius, F. interlocutoire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Consisting of, or having the nature of, dialogue; conversational. [1913 Webster] Interlocutory discourses in the Holy Scriptures. Fiddes. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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