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co-respondent

(ˌkəʊrɪˈspɒndənt)
n
(Law) law a person cited in divorce proceedings, who is alleged to have committed adultery with the respondent
ˌco-reˈspondency n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.co-respondent - the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
codefendant, co-defendant - a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action
Translations

co-respondent

[ˈkəʊrɪsˈpɒndənt] N (Jur) → codemandado/a m/f

co-respondent

n (Jur) → Mitbeklagte(r) or Dritte(r) mf (im Scheidungsprozess), → Scheidungsgrund m (hum)

co-respondent

[ˈkəʊrɪsˈpɒndənt] n (Law) → correo/a (di adulterio)
References in classic literature ?
I agree that the woman wants to kill the co-respondent much more than the petitioner does.
In the application which is rooted on 12 grounds, Umeh is contending that having been declared and sworn-in as the Senator currently representing Anambra Central Senatorial District after the delivery of the judgment of Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, he and his party have sufficient interest to be joined as co-respondent.
Dr Sunpath (a co-respondent in the civil proceedings) proceeded 'recklessly' against Dr Seedat, 'knowing' he was not the treating doctor.
Naively, Sarah imagines a future with David and does not realise that her only value to him is as a co-respondent in his divorce.
The damages were awarded against the co-respondent.
She refused to give the name of the father, but inquiries connected her name with that of a young gentleman known as "Sam the baker" who turned out to be Samuel Long, the co-respondent.
Cowell and the couple frequently enjoyed holidays together before the affair was exposed and he was named as a co-respondent in divorce papers.
The 36-year old New York socialite recently settled her divorce from estranged husband Andrew Silverman, who had filed for divorce in Manhattan Supreme Court, accusing Lauren of 'cruel and inhuman treatment' and named Cowell as co-respondent in the legal papers.
However, on 15 July 2013, Andrew Silverman filed for an at-fault divorce in New York, citing adultery by his wife and naming Cowell as a co-respondent.
By now, the Union has accepted its accession to the convention and its Protocols 1 and 6, ratified by all member states, as well as the EP's participation in voting procedures on the judges of the court and the co-respondent mechanism, allowing EU or a member state to join a case in an alleged violation against the other.
Jill's father, Sir Michael Balcon, was outraged that she should be living in sin with a penniless poet and more horrified still when her name was splashed across the papers as co-respondent in DayLewis's divorce.
In Sydney Moran defended his secretary, Denis O'Haran, who was named as co-respondent in a divorce case.