“On the part of one side only”; On behalf”; “Done by one side only” –
* Ex parte decree : A decree passed against a defendant in absentia.
* Ex parte hearing : A judicial hearing held for the benefit of one party only, without notice to or attendance by an adverse party.
* Ex parte injunction : An injunction issued by a court after hearing only the party requesting it.
* Ex parte divorce : A divorce proceeding in which only one spouse attends or participates.