An order or ruling of a court.
An order from one having authority, deciding what is to be done by a subordinate; also, a determination by one having power, deciding what is to be done or to take place; edict, law; authoritative ru?? decision.
A decision, order, or sentence, given in a cause by a court of equity or admiralty.
A determination or judgment of an umpire on a case submitted to him.
An edict or law made by a council for regulating any business within their jurisdiction; as, the decrees of ecclesiastical councils.
To determine judicially by authority, or by decree; to constitute by edict; to appoint by decree or law; to determine; to order; to ordain; as, a court decrees a restoration of property.
A decision or order of the court. A final decree is one which fully and finally disposes of litigation; an interlocutory decree is a preliminary decree which disposes of a particular issue within the litigation.
An order issued by a government or court. Such an order typically has legal force.
a decision or order of a court, usually in equity; a final decree disposes of all matters before the court; an interlocutory decree disposes of only part of the lawsuit and often may not be appealed until the conclusion of the entire case
A written ruling of a court that establishes certain obligations for the parties involved in the action.
Final order ending a marriage signed by the judge/commissioner and filed with the Clerk of the Court.
Declaration of the court announcing the legal consequences of the facts found. See also order, judgment.
The judicial decision of a litigated action, usually in "equitable" cases such as divorce (as opposed to cases in law in which judgments are entered).
A declaration by a court announcing the legal consequences of the fact found. It is similar to a judgment.
The court's written order or decision finalizing the divorce, often issued in conjunction with the court's judgment.
a decision of a king or government
an authoritative order or decision to which people have to comply
an official order
a permanent order either of a court or of the executive government
An order or judgment of a court.
A final judgment or determination of a court.
The judgment of the judge in a suit in equity.
An official document issued by the court defining the priority, amount, use, and location of the water right.
In Oregon, this term has become obsolete. It means the same thing as "judgment," which now is the technically correct term. A final judgment is one which fully and finally disposes of the litigation; an interlocutory decree or judgment is a temporary or preliminary decree or judgment which is not final.
A judgment or order issued by a court.
A decision or order of the court. A final decree is one which fully and finally disposes of the litigation; an interlocutory decree is a provisional or preliminary decree which is not final.
law, order or judgement made by someone in authority
An order of the court. A final decree is one that fully and finally disposes of the litigation. (See interlocutory.)
A judicial decision.
A judgment or order entered by the court. More commonly, you will hear the terms "judgment" or "order" but occasionally you will here someone talk about a "divorce decree."
Decision rendered by a court of law.
The final court order in your dissolution. It includes the property division and the arrangements made for the care and support of your children.
A final order or judgement given by a Scottish civil court, normally requiring the unsuccessful party to do, or stop doing, something. The most common example is an order to pay money. The order may be enforceable by diligence upon the court issuing an extract of the decree. Other orders or deeds may serve an equivalent function to that of a decree in authorising diligence, such as extracts of summary warrants, criminal orders for unpaid fines or compensation, foreign judgements registered in Scotland for enforcement, arbiters awards and deeds registered in the court books for execution ie enforcement.
a written instrument of the court which is either an interlocutory (i.e., intermediate, not final) order or final judgment entered by the court, either on the court's findings, or by the agreement of the parties, resolving the matters in controversy between the parties. (see Consent Decree, see also Judgment)
An order of the court issued in civil cases. In the case of a final decree, the court's order fully disposes of the litigation. An interlocutory decree is a preliminary order that often disposes of only part of a lawsuit.
The final decision made on an action for divorce.
Decision from the court stating the legal resolution.
A final judgement of the court in a civil action.
the final judgement or sentence of a court
A written court order or decision.
Court orders governing the administration of specialized institutions such as prisons, schools or mental hospitals.
Order of the court. A final decree fully and finally disposes of litigation. An interlocutory decree settles preliminary or subordinate points or pleas, but not entire case.
Decision or order of the court. A final decree completes the suit; an interlocutory decree is provisional or preliminary.
Decision of the court in civil cases
An order of the court, determining the rights of all parties to a suit.
An order of the Court given in civil cases. A final decree is one, which fully disposes of the litigation; an interlocutory decree is a preliminary order that often disposes of only part of a lawsuit.
A final order signed by the Surrogate concluding the proceeding and determining the rights of the parties thereto.
decision or order of the court in non-jury cases
An official document issued by a court or the State Board of Control defining the priority, amount, use, and location of a water right or plan of augmentation. When issued, the decree serves as a mandate to the state engineer to administer the water rights involved in accordance with the decree.
A final order of the court that completely disposes of the litigation.
official decision or order, as in: The decree made all the striking workers return to their jobs.
A court decision that can be either (1) interlocutory, i.e., a preliminary finding before final disposition, or (2) final, i.e., a final judgment in which all issues of a case are settled.
A declaration of a court announcing the legal consequences of the facts.
A decree is an order made by a head of state or government and having the force of law. The particular term used for this concept may vary from country to country – the executive orders made by the president of the United States, for example, are decrees. In non-legal English usage, however, the word decree may refer to any authoritarian decision and in this sense is often derogatory.