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  1. decree nisi(noun)

    a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; becomes absolute at some later date

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  1. decree nisi(Noun)

    a decree issued on a first petition for divorce; it becomes absolute at some later date unless cause is shown why it should not

    Etymology: See decree + nisi.

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  1. Decree nisi

    A decree nisi is a court order that does not have any force until such time that a particular condition is met, such as a subsequent petition to the court or the passage of a specified period of time. Once the condition is met, the ruling becomes decree absolute and is binding. Typically, the condition is that no new evidence or further petitions with a bearing on the case are introduced to the court. The wording of such a decree is generally in the form of "that the marriage, had and solemnized on between AB and CD, be dissolved by reason that UNLESS sufficient cause be shown to the court why this decree should not be made absolute within six weeks of the making hereof". This allows time for any party who objects to the divorce to come forward with those objections. It is also at times termed as a rule nisi. In most common law jurisdictions, a decree nisi must be obtained in possession proceedings before the court will order foreclosure under a mortgage enforcement. This form of ruling has become a rarity in recent times, with few exceptions: in some jurisdictions it is still a standard stage of divorce proceedings. In Hong Kong, and England and Wales, section 1 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 provides that "Every decree of divorce shall in the first instance be a decree nisi and shall not be made absolute before the expiration of six months from its grant", and section 9 allows any person, before the decree is made absolute, to "show cause why the decree should not be made absolute by reason of material facts not having been brought before the court".

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decree nisi in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decree nisi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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