Ex parte hearing
Ex parte Ex` par"te [L. See {Ex-}, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one-sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster]

{Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose.

{Ex parte council}, one that assembles at the request of only one of the parties in dispute.

{Ex parte hearing} or {Ex parte evidence} (Law), that which is had or taken by one side or party in the absence of the other. Hearings before grand juries, and affidavits, are ex parte. --Wharton's Law Dict. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ex parte hearing — n. A judicial hearing held for the benefit of one party only, without notice to or attendance by an adverse party. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that assembles at… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte application — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte council — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ex parte evidence — Ex parte Ex par te [L. See {Ex }, and {Part}.] Upon or from one side only; one sided; partial; as, an ex parte statement. [1913 Webster] {Ex parte application}, one made without notice or opportunity to oppose. {Ex parte council}, one that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • ex parte — ex par‧te [eks ˈpɑːti ǁ ˈpɑːr ] adjective, adverb LAW 1. made by one side only in a legal disagreement, without first telling the other side: • Ex parte applications are frequently made to the courts and granted without hearing the party affected …   Financial and business terms

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