Interlocutory Decree

Definition of "Interlocutory decree"

An interim or provisional court decree, which is not final and can be reversed or amended, normally issued to direct additional proceedings prior to issuing a final decree. For example, an interlocutory decree is issued by a court to postpone a contested property matter until a competency hearing is held for an elderly person seeking to sell real estate in a sale being challenged by estate's heirs and assigns.

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