petitioner


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petitioner

A person who files a complaint in an equity court, such as a divorce court, or who requests relief from an administrative body.In many states,all persons who initiate lawsuits are now called plaintiffs.

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However, another detention order was issued by the DCO Okara and the petitioner was not released, the counsel added.
Your Petitioner does not understand why anyone is so stupid as to believe this.
Your petitioner does not understand why these people have not been sacked, and would be quite willing to help them with their counting as he is really good at maths.
The petitioner appeared in pink prison attire with head scarf before the bench of four judges when she heard the decision in courtroom four.
The petitioner claimed that the US drones had killed 1,680 people and injured 2,634.
For this final determination, the petitioner had to provide evidence that it members descended from a historical tribe.
The judge also imposed a fine of Rs10,000 each on district coordination officers (DCOs) concerned for issuing detention orders against the petitioners without evidence.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraq's Supreme Criminal Court heard on Friday a number of petitioners in the religious parties case.
Zhang Tianhui, a petitioner from Chengdu, said she had been detained illegally for more than "five months" in a "black jail".
2 IN breach of her promises made when he agreed to marry the Respondent, who now alleges he was drunk at the time, she has continued to use publicity in excess, thereby causing the Petitioner acute distress.
Here, with Sir Paul described as the Petitioner and Heather as the Respondent, are her sensational claims in full:
Immigration law does not prohibit convicted sex offenders from petitioning to bring their spouses, fiances, or children into the United States and generally USCIS cannot deny a petition based solely on the fact that the petitioner is a convicted sex offender.