Ex parte

    Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    “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.