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A written application asking for relief or remedy, as in a petition for divorce. A petition is available only where statute or rules of procedure specifically prescribe it as a mode of procedure.

n. A person or a party who files or signs a or a request of relief.
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A petition is a formal written request from one or more people to the Sovereign or Parliament.

One bankruptcy filed by a husband and wife together.
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A cross or counter petition is a protection order issued by a State or tribal court against one who has petitioned, filed a complaint, ...

COM IN CONTRACTING ACT (CICA) - A public law enacted for the purpose of increasing the number of Government procurements conducted under the principles of full and fair com, ...

Bankruptcy Petition Preparer A nonlawyer who helps debtors complete their bankruptcy paperwork for a fee.

The formal, written document submitted to a court, and which asks for the court to redress what is described in the as being an injustice of some kind.

Petition: A formal request that the court take some action; a complaint.
Petitioner: The person who initiates the divorce by filing the petition.

A written document filed in a court asserting a claim or a right and seeking relief on legal grounds.
A collective noun for all the s, affidavits, replies, rejoinders drafted by or on behalf of the parties to a case.

petition - The pleading which filed commences the litigation in a civil case. It contains the allegations and request for relief and/or for recovery of money by the plaintiff.

Bankruptcy: The application made under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act for the Court to hand down a Receiving Order stating the person is in bankruptcy.

petition - Written request to the court asking for the courts ruling or determination on a matter.
petitioner - Initiator of a lawsuit i.e. plaintiff.
petty offense - Misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison.

er - The person filing an action in a court of original jurisdiction. Also, the person who appeals the judgment of a lower court. (See respondent.) ...

Petitioner: The petitioner is the party asking the Supreme Court to review the case because she lost the dispute in the lower court. Her name goes first in the case name. (For example, George W. Bush was the petitioner in Bush v. Gore.) ...

: a legal paper that starts a case.
PLAINTIFF: the person who started the case.
PRO SE/PROPER PERSON: representing yourself in court without an attorney. Back to Top
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PETITION: a legal paper that starts a case.
PETITIONER: the spouse who filed the divorce petition; same as "plaintiff."
PLAINTIFF: the person who started the case.

- Written application to a court requesting a remedy available under law.
for review - A document filed in the state Supreme Court asking for a review of a decision made by the Court of Appeals.

Petition - In criminal cases, a petition sets out the charges against the accused and starts the formal court process. It is also a document used to begin certain types of civil court cases.

One of the parties to a case. The er is called this because he or she is ing or asking for something. The other party might be called the respondent , or might be an administrative agency.

petitionThe pleading which starts a civil case. It says "Thus and such happened, and I want you to make it right this and such way."
plaintiffA person who files a lawsuit.

The party to a cancellation proceeding who seeks to cancel the Federal registration of a trademark held by the registrant in such an action.

PETITIONER - One who files a petition with a Court seeking action or relief.

er: In a special proceeding, one who commences a formal written application, requesting some action or relief, addressed to a court for determination. Also known as a plaintiff in a civil action ...

1) n. a formal written request to a court for an order of the court. It is distinguished from a complaint in a lawsuit which asks for damages and/or performance by the opposing party.

The person presenting a to a court, officer, or legislative body; the one who starts an equity proceeding or the one who takes an appeal from a judgment.
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PETITIONER: The person initiating a legal action, usually in a civil case. The person who presents a petition to a court.

A business not authorized to practice law that prepares bankruptcy s.
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Petition (1) A writ by which civil court proceedings are initiated in which some administrative order of the court is required for something to be done which requires judicial authority.

(under Order for Relief)
The document used to begin a bankruptcy case.
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petition - A civil pleading filed to initiate a matter in Juvenile Court, setting forth the alleged grounds for the court to take jurisdiction of the case and asking the court to do so and intervene.

- A written application to the court asking for specific action to be taken.
FOR PROBATE - The document that summarizes a will's provisions and names the heirs.

petition Written application asking the court to grant a specified remedy; used in place of a complaint in certain actions, such as marriage dissolutions.
petitioner One who files a petition (above).

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