litigant

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litigant

1. a party to a lawsuit
2. engaged in litigation
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Use tools, make advocates work to dispense inexpensive and expeditious justice to the litigants, he added.
The service also provides McKenzie Friends, individuals who are expert in certain fields and who can accompany a litigant in court and offer advice.
For example, the judge usually feels obliged to spend a disproportionate amount of time explaining court procedure to the unrepresented litigant, which can cause the proceedings to take much longer and can feel like preferential treatment.
Shamsaldean Abdulmonem Albadawi, head of Litigants Guidance Unit, Dubai Courts, said that the programme has achieved a satisfaction rate in excess of 96 per cent during the first half of the year.
Dr Al Suwaidi said: "DCD is always keen to provide innovative and modern procedures, along with meeting the needs of litigants.
And last, Supreme Court of Canada also has online resources available for unrepresented litigants.
The employment tribunal process has become increasingly difficult in recent years for the unrepresented litigant to navigate.
While such developments as mandatory information sessions and the increased use of limited scope retainers have had positive effects, the authors argue that concerns created by lack of representation, especially for vulnerable litigants and their children, must be better addressed.
The bill would not apply to litigants who are indigent.
This year's conference theme, "The LDA: A Decade of Service to the Self-Help Litigant," aims to highlight the contributions of Legal Document Assistants since the implementation of California law SB1418 in 2000 which authorized LDAs or non-lawyers, formerly known as Independent Paralegals, to prepare legal documents for self-help litigants.
And I am certain the judgment will come either day after tomorrow or tomorrow," said Hari Shankar Jain, another counsel for Hindu Maha Sabha, the Hindu litigants.