Decree A judgment of a court that announces the legal consequences of the facts found in a case and orders that the court's decision be carried out. The significance of this decree at such a time cannot be exaggerated. In the early stages of the story Pharaoh appears to be a free agent, hardening his own heart , but as the story develops God is increasingly portrayed as the direct cause of Pharaoh's stupidity. A court order for a divorce, made under the authority of law, becomes fully enforceable as a divorce decree. A court, on the production of certain evidence, will make a charging order nisi and a hearing date is set. However, in some areas of the law, the term decree is either more common or preferred as in probates of estates, domestic relations divorce , admiralty law, and in equity court rulings ordering or prohibiting certain acts. It also defines the terms of the child custody, child support and spousal support.
I call upon you to try these generals in accordance with this decree. In some countries as in France, some acts of the legislature, or of the sovereign, which have the force of law, are called decrees; as, the Berlin and Milan decrees. Unless the condition is met, the ruling becomes a decree absolute rule absolute , and is binding. If a spouse violates the terms of the divorce decree, the other spouse can return to court to bring the issue before the judge. 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. Lamentations 3:37 states that all things, good or bad, have been decreed by God. Search Decree, the and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso.
An attorney or self-represented party submits the signed judgment, with approved attachments, and a notice of entry of judgment form to the court clerk's office. The judge issues a court order on the dissolution of marriage and related matters, such as division of marital assets and child custody. Enforceability of the Decree The divorce decree legally binds both parties to the keep the terms of the divorce. Chambers 20th Century Dictionary 0. Modifications generally require both parties to return to court. Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. Link to this page: The Premier also issued Decree Law No 22 of 2013 which stipulates replacing Article 11 of Decree Law No 18 of 1973 on public gatherings and rallies in accordance with Article 38 of the Constitution, and Decree Law No 23 of 2013 stipulates amending provisions of Decree Law No 17 of 1976 concerning the events, in addition to Decree Law No 26 of 2013 which stipulates amending provisions of the Judicial Authority Law issued by Decree Law No 42 of 2002, and Decree Law No 27 of 2013 which stipulates amending provisions of Law No 60 of 2006 on reorganising the Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission.
The judgment or sentence of a court of equity. If you go back far enough, a decree referred to a decision handed down by the Roman emperor. Typically, the condition is that an adversely affected party provide satisfactory evidence or argument that the decree should not take effect i. For instance, if one spouse continuously violates the terms set out in the divorce decree regarding parenting time, a judge can modify parenting time based on the best interests of the child. The scroll sealed with seven seals in Revelation 5:1 perhaps represents a divine decree determining the destiny of the world. The decrees of God are 1 efficacious, as they respect those events he has determined to bring about by his own immediate agency; or 2 permissive, as they respect those events he has determined that free agents shall be permitted by him to effect. It was nothing that the decree bore date since his return to France.
In non-legal English usage, however, the term refers to any authoritarian decision. See: decree noun , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ruling of the court, senatus connultum, , , , Associated concepts: alimony decree, annulment decree, bankruptcy decree, , declaratory decree, deeree for payment of money, decree for possession of propprty, decree nisi, decree of a court of competent jurisdiccion, decree of court of record, decree of dismissal, decree of distribution, decree of nullity, decree of support, decree pro confesso, default decree, deficiency decree, divorce decree, entry of decree, , foreclosure decree, foreign decree, , joint decree, , summary decree, supplemental decree decree verb , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , issue a proclamation, , , , , , , , , , , Associated concepts: alimony decree, annulment decree, bankruptcy decree, , decree by confession, decree nisi, decree of dismissal, decree pro confesso, deeault decree, deficiency decree, divorce decree, entry of deeree, , foreclosure decree, foreign decree, innerlocutory decree, summary decree, supplemental decree See also: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , decree an order of a court. Clines, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther; H. The term is used in many jurisdictions, but is more common in than in the. It has the force of law. The court can enter a divorce decree relatively soon in an uncontested divorce where parties agree to the terms of the divorce. Causes of action are grounded in law or equity,but the same court and same judge now hear everything.
A divorce decree states the terms of a divorce. Even in decrees by human monarchs God shows his own decrees or purposes to be sovereign. If all of the applicable documents are filed properly, in accordance with court rules, the court enters the judgment and notice of entry of judgment. Gunn, Art and Meaning: Rhetoric in Biblical Literature, pp. In more modern usage, a divorce decree is the document issued by a court that terminates a marriage. The decrees are eternal ; ; th , unchangeable ; , and comprehend all things that come to pass ; ; ; ; ;. A divorce decree sets out the conclusions of the court relating to the facts asserted as grounds for the , and it subsequently dissolves the marriage.
Or, the court can enter a final decree based on the final disposition of the case, after the judge resolves disputes between parties, over property division and child custody. A divorce decree refers to a court order regarding a divorce, generally made under the authority of a family law judge. The decree of Caesar Augustus for a census is providentially used to ensure the fulfillment of the prophecy that the Messiah would be born in Bethlehem ; cf. If the court is satisfied at the hearing that the creditor is entitled to have a charge on the debtor's property, it will grant a charging order absolute. In , the minimum interval between the granting of decree nisi and that of decree absolute was amended by the and is now six weeks.
Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion; D. History is the final tribunal which will decree to everyone what he has deserved. The several contents of this one eternal purpose are, because of the limitation of our faculties, necessarily conceived of by us in partial aspects, and in logical relations, and are therefore styled Decrees. Some issues in a divorce decree can be modified, but others cannot. Another exception regarding orders nisi is where a creditor seeks to place a charge on land for money owed.