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nisi

a court order coming into effect on a specified date unless cause is shown within a certain period why it should not.

NISI. This word is frequently used in legal proceedings to denote that something has been done, which is to be valid unless something else Shall be done within a certain time to defeat it. For example, an order may be made that if on the day appointed to show cause, none be shown, an injunction will be dissolved of course, on motion, and production of an affidavit of service of the order. This is called an order nisi. Ch. Pr. 547. Under the compulsory arbitration law of Pennsylvania, on the filing of the award, judgment nisi is to be entered: which judgment is to be as valid as if it had been rendered on the verdict of a jury, unless an appeal be entered within the time required by the law.

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Youwill, however, need to complete an affidavit confirming why there has been a delay and confirming whether since the date of the Decree Nisi, you and your husband have lived together and whether you have had a child since this date.
Quintilian, who does not specifically discuss the letter in his Institutio oratoria, does however admit free prose (oratio soluta), close to conversational speech and to epistolary language, suitable for treating "familiar" matters: "Est igitur ante omnia oratio alia vincta atque contexta, soluta alia, qualis in sermone et epistulis, nisi cum aliquid upra naturam suam tractant, ut de philosophia, de re publica similibusque" (9: 4.
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Petitioner and witness bore out counsel's opening, and the solicitor's clerk, who served the citation, said Long told him they were to have been married the very day he was served Decree Nisi with custody of the child of the marriage.
And a decree nisi is not a final divorce, it means the court will have concluded they are entitled to a divorce.
In a statement the couple said: "A divorce will proceed on the undefended basis, the decree nisi is to be pronounced on 31 July, and neither party will be making any financial claims against the other.
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A judge granted Kayleigh Maben her decree nisi after she sent him cuttings of our investigations into the serial fraudster's military fantasies and bogus charity activities.
Jo, 54, had divorced Wood, 62, on the grounds of his admitted adultery, and they were both granted a decree nisi by a judge sitting in the High Court's Family Division in central London, reports the Mirror.
After the names were read out, District Judge Hilary Bradley pronounced decrees nisi and said both parties had cross-petitioned on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour.
The project is run with support of Film Makers' Union of Russia and the Russian Ministry of Culture, as well as support of the European Network of Young Cinema NISI MASA.