ex parte proceeding

ex parte proceeding
Action Circumstances which render a crime less aggravated, heinous, or reprehensible than it would otherwise be.

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  • ex parte — ex par·te / eks pär tē, tā/ adv or adj [Medieval Latin, on behalf (of)]: on behalf of or involving only one party to a legal matter and in the absence of and usu. without notice to the other party an ex parte motion relief granted ex parte used… …   Law dictionary

  • ex parte — /eks partiy/ On one side only; by or for one party; done for, in behalf of, or on the application of, one party only. A judicial proceeding, order, injunction, etc., is said to be ex parte when it is taken or granted at the instance and for the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • ex parte — /eks partiy/ On one side only; by or for one party; done for, in behalf of, or on the application of, one party only. A judicial proceeding, order, injunction, etc., is said to be ex parte when it is taken or granted at the instance and for the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Ex parte — is a Latin legal term meaning from (by or for) one party (pronEng|ɛks ˈpɑrteɪ or IPA|/ɛks ˈpɑrti/ in English).An ex parte decision is one decided by a judge without requiring all of the parties to the controversy to be present. In Australian,… …   Wikipedia

  • adversary proceeding — n. A hearing or trial with opposing parties, one seeking relief from the other, and that ends with one party receiving a favorable outcome at the expense of the other. See also case The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of… …   Law dictionary

  • Re Wakim; Ex parte McNally — Infobox Court Case name=Re Wakim; Ex parte McNally court=High Court of Australia date decided=June 17 1999 full name= Re Wakim; Ex parte McNally Anor; Re Wakim; Ex parte Darvall; Re Brown Ors; Ex parte Amann Anor; Spinks Ors v Prentice citations …   Wikipedia

  • ex parte — 1. adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of a proceeding where one of the involved parties is not present. The judge issued a temporary ex parte injunction. 2. adverb In the manner of a proceeding where one of the involved parties is not,… …   Wiktionary

  • Ex parte Bigelow — SCOTUSCase Litigants=Ex parte Bigelow ArgueDate=January 19 ArgueYear=1885 DecideDate=February 2 DecideYear=1885 FullName=Ex parte Bigelow USVol=113 USPage=328 Citation= Prior= Subsequent= Holding= SCOTUS=1882 1887 Majority= JoinMajority=… …   Wikipedia

  • adversary proceeding — One having opposing parties; contested, as distinguished from an ex parte hearing or proceeding. One of which the party seeking relief has given legal notice to the other party, and afforded the latter an opportunity to contest it. See also case… …   Black's law dictionary

  • adversary proceeding — One having opposing parties; contested, as distinguished from an ex parte hearing or proceeding. One of which the party seeking relief has given legal notice to the other party, and afforded the latter an opportunity to contest it. See also case… …   Black's law dictionary

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