21/10/19 Ex parte
 
Is a Latin legal term meaning: “from (by or for) one party”. An ex parte decision is one decided by a judge without requiring all of the parties to the controversy to be present. Ex parte means a legal proceeding brought by one person in the absence of and without representation or notification of other parties. It is also used more loosely to refer to improper unilateral contacts with a court, arbitrator or represented party without notice to the other party or counsel for that party.