Ex parte

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Definition of Ex parte
The English Definition of this Latin legal phrase is as follows:

 "From one party"

The basic meaning and definition of the Latin legal term "Ex parte" can be described as that of an ex parte decision which is made by a judge for one party without the other party being present. An Ex parte application is one made without notice or opportunity to oppose and often used to obtain an injunction or court order that requires a party to refrain from doing, certain acts.

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Interesting Info about Ex parte
Lawyers or solicitors might use Latin legal terms such as "Ex parte" in their consultations.

This is most frequently used in domestic cases during which Ex parte application  is made by a complainant and decided by a judge without requiring the plaintiff to be present.

Another example might be a request for a search warrant. A search warrant is an ex parte proceeding as the person subject to the search is not notified of the proceeding nor present at the time of application.

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Sentences & Quotes about "Ex parte"
Legal terms like "Ex parte" are used in courts by lawyers, attorneys and  judges and also feature in famous quotes:

"If you cannot avoid a quarrel with a blackguard, let your lawyer manage it, rather than yourself. No man sweeps his own chimney, but employs a chimney-sweeper, who has no objection to dirty work, because it is his trade."

Quote by Charles Caleb Colton

"A countryman between two Lawyers, is like a fish between two cats."
Quote by Benjamin Franklin


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