Definition - What does Provisional Remedy mean?
A provisional remedy is one that is ordered early in a case in order to preserve a level of fairness, or status quo, within the case until the outcome has been determined. Provisional remedies are ended when the final order is made.
Justipedia explains Provisional Remedy
An example of a provisional remedy is an order for maintenance from the family court until the end of a divorce's financial proceedings. Injunctions are also common forms of provisional remedy.