co-respondent

(redirected from co-respondents)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.

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.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to conduct a reinvestigation over the dismissed drug complaint against businessman and suspected drug lord Peter Lim and his co-respondents.
The bureau is also accusing Bangayan's co-respondents of establishing a scheme to recruit rice farmers in order to organize them 'for the purpose of acquiring substantial allocations on the Private Sector Financed Importation Tax Expenditure Subsidy importation program with the end goal of monopolizing the supply of rice.
The motion dated and filed on February 23, 2018, was brought pursuant to sections 6(6)(a) and 36(1) of the 1999 constitution and section 15 of the Court of Appeal, seeking for an order joining Umeh and APGA as co-respondents (5th and 6th) in the appeal.
APMI and Takeda were named co-respondents of Okada in the second estafa case.
In issuing the resolution, the DOJ granted the petition for review of the complainants and overturned the previous resolutions of the Office of the Prosecutor General which dismissed the complaint against the younger Sycip and his co-respondents.
It was left up to the South African Dental Association (SADA) to properly examine the 'teeth' of the legal provisions and warn the presidency that they were effectively criminalising all healthcare provision in the country (SADA and the Hospital Association of South Africa were cited as co-respondents in the Constitutional Court application, having brainstormed with several other healthcare bodies, including the South African Medical Association and the SA Private Practitioners Forum).
Alongside the offering of this variation the court also decided that any related appeals against the co-respondents should be integrated and heard as a single petition at the next hearing on December 10.
Gen-Probe (San Diego, CA) announced that the company, along with its co-respondents F.
No investigation was carried out by the Department for Social Development or co-respondents Laganside Corporation and consequently Sheridan had everything to fear.
One of his "set," Sir Charles Mordaunt, filed for divorce from his 21-year-old wife citing two of the Princes's friends as co-respondents.
A call to lawyer Normand Boudreau, who represented Evans and his co-respondents in this action, was not returned.