Definition of EX PARTE


EX PARTE

Of the one part. Many things may be done ex parte, when the
opposite party has had notice, an affidavit or deposition is said to be
taken ex parte when only one of the parties attends to taking the same. Ex
parte paterna, on the side of the father, or property descended to a person
from his father, ex parte materna, on the part of the mother.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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