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litigant

[lit′əgənt]
Etymology: L, litigare, to go to law
(in law) a party to a lawsuit. See also defendant, plaintiff.
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Also, regardless of merit or respondent status, the Program will not seek pro bono counsel for a pro se litigant in any matter in which the other side is also unrepresented.
Use tools, make advocates work to dispense inexpensive and expeditious justice to the litigants, he added.
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As time has gone on I just see that problem getting worse and worse and most family services are now clogged by 'in person' litigants.
It is understandable that judges want to take extra care to ensure that unrepresented litigants understand courtroom procedure but it is not fair that this happens at the expense of the other party.
Once the practitioner includes sufficient allegations within the pleading to bring the action within Florida's long-arm statute, he or she should next make sure to include allegations that state the due process facts purported to connect the responding litigant to Florida.
The project is designed to give administrative help and moral support to unrepresented litigants in cases.
I think the self-represented litigant might be at a disadvantage in a trial situation.
The chief justice said that he would try his utmost to come upto expectations of litigants, bar and lawyers.
The Dubai Courts has launched "A'woun", an assistance initiative to provide volunteer experts to support the litigants suffering financial trouble with their experience.
In addition to information like house numbers, names of neighborhoods, streets and landmarks, the court officials are provided with details of where the litigants are in the form of sketches created by others involved in the legal matter.