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I have filed for divorce from my husband. I filed a ...

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I have filed for divorce from my husband. I filed a petition and received an answer. Now he has filed a counter complaint asking for joint and physical custody of my son. It states that he prays for a pendente lite hearing. What is that?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  rvlaw replied 8 years ago.


He is asking for a temporary court order NOW.....while the action is pending (pendente lite) for the custody and maybe other relief to be in force until the final divorce decree.



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