Applicant

A person who starts legal proceedings and. This person then becomes “a party” to the proceedings. Where the application is a petition for divorce, he is referred to as the Petitioner ( www.practicallaw.com/9-535-4906) . Once papers are sent to the other person(s) involved or their lawyer, they are referred to as the Respondent ( www.practicallaw.com/6-200-3452) (to the application).

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