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RULE NISI Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A Latin phrase where the ruling of a court becomes final unless one or both parties show cause for it not to be.

TLD Example: The divorce decree from the court was a rule nisi to become final after the expiration of the statutory waiting period of 60 days unless one or both of the parties objected.


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