No. 56018.

632 P.2d 759 (1981)

Jimmie Bert WILKS, Appellant, v. Billie Frances WILKS, Appellee.

Supreme Court of Oklahoma.

July 21, 1981.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Bloodworth & Smith by Robert B. Smith, Oklahoma City, for appellant.

Jerry Dick, Oklahoma City, for appellee.

OPALA, Justice.

The issue presented is whether by the provisions of 12 O.S. 1971 § 12821 an award of counsel fees made in a divorce decree is automatically stayed ex lege while an appeal is pending.

We hold that an attorney's fee award in a divorce suit does not fall under the rubric of adjudications which (a) are automatically postponed in effect, under § 1282, until...

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