Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Provisional; temporary ; not final. Something intervening between the commencement and the end of a suit which decides some point or matter, but ls not a final decision of the whole controversy. Mora v. Sun Mut. Ins. Co., 13 Abb. Prae. (N. Y.) 310. As to interlocutory "Costs," "Decree," "Judgment," "Order," and "Sentence," see those titles.