Decree Nisi

Decree Nisi definition

/dɪˌkriː ˈnʌɪsʌɪ/

What does Decree Nisi mean?

A decree nisi is the first (or preliminary) divorce decree in divorce proceedings, specifying that unless sufficient cause or good reason is shown to the court why the divorce should not be made final, an application can be made for the decree absolute (the final decree).

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Provisional decree of divorce
Rule nisi

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