Meaning of ex parte in English:

ex parte

Pronunciation /ɛks ˈpɑːteɪ/

adjective

Law
  • Done with respect to or in the interests of one side only or of an interested outside party.

    • ‘the owners made an ex parte application to the High Court for a stay on the decision’

adverb

Law
  • With respect to or in the interests of one side only or of an interested outside party.

    • ‘lawyers are forbidden to meet with a judge ex parte, or outside the presence of opposing counsel’

Origin

Latin, ‘from a side’.