in propria persona
adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin Date: 1654 in one's own person or character ; personally; especially without the assistance of an attorney

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  • in propria persona — in pro·pria per·so·na /in prō prē ə pər sō nə, per sō nä/ adv [Latin]: in one s own person: without the assistance of an attorney: pro se the defendant appeared in propria persona Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • in propria persona — /in prowpriya parsowna/ In one s own proper person. It was formerly a rule in pleading that pleas to the jurisdiction of the court must be plead in propria persona, because if pleaded by attorney they admit the jurisdiction, as an attorney is an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in propria persona — /in prowpriya parsowna/ In one s own proper person. It was formerly a rule in pleading that pleas to the jurisdiction of the court must be plead in propria persona, because if pleaded by attorney they admit the jurisdiction, as an attorney is an… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in propria persona — [in prō′prē ə pər sō′nə] [L] in one s own person or right …   English World dictionary

  • in propria persona — adv. in his or her own person. Etymology: L * * * in propria persona see in prep …   Useful english dictionary

  • in propria persona — /in proh pree euh peuhr soh neuh/, Law. represented by oneself and not by an attorney. Abbr.: in pro. per. [1645 55; < L: in one s own person] * * * …   Universalium

  • in propria persona — in pro•pri•a per•so•na [[t]ɪn ˈproʊ pri ə pərˈsoʊ nə[/t]] adv. Law. fot represented by oneself, not by an attorney • Etymology: 1645–55; < L: in one s own person …   From formal English to slang

  • in propria persona — In one s own person or behalf. Appearing in an action without counsel …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in propria persona — adverb By the person himself/herself; often used when a defendant is representing himself/herself in court without an attorney …   Wiktionary

  • in propria persona — [ɪn ˌprəʊprɪə pə: səʊnə] adverb in his or her own person. Origin from L …   English new terms dictionary

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