Definition of Co-respondent
1. Noun. The codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding.
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Literary usage of Co-respondent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Australian Digest by Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1899)
"Semble : The Court cannot, under Section 34 of The Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Act, 1867, order the co-respondent to pay to the respondent her costs ..."
2. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1871)
"And here a lady may be made a co-respondent and charged with adultery with another ... which he seeks to enforce against a co-respondent, to large and ..."
3. Wrongs and Their Remedies: A Treatise on the Law of Torts by Charles Greenstreet Addison, Francis Stafford Pipe Wolferstan, James M. Dudley, Edwin Baylies (1876)
"And whenever, in any petition presented by a husband, the alleged adulterer shall have been made a co-respondent, and the adultery shall have been ..."
4. The Queensland Law Journal Reports: Cases Decided from 1st of June, 1882, to by Queensland Supreme Court, W. H. Osborne (1896)
"In an action fur divorce the petitioner made certain charges of misconduct against the co-respondent, and the co-respondent, besides denying these charges, ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith (1865)
"Upon application by the co-respondent for prohibition to the Judge Ordinary: Held, that the co-respondent was only aggrieved by the order for payment of the ..."