Definition - What does Interlocutory Judgment mean?
Interlocutory judgments can be found in all areas of law including civil, family, and employment law or any litigation. It is when a temporary ruling is granted by the judge which allows for a specific action while the case is in process and which relates to the heart of the case. A plaintiff can ask the judge at the outset of a trial for an interlocutory decree to stop something from occurring until the full facts of the case are heard. If a judge allows the request, it is referred to as an interlocutory judgments.
Justipedia explains Interlocutory Judgment
An interlocutory judgment will be squashed with the final judgment which may be in line with the interlocutory judgment or completely opposite from it.