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Petitioner

One who presents a formal, written application to a court, officer, or legislative body that requests action on a certain matter. In legal proceedings initiated by a petition, the respondent is the person against whom relief is sought, or who opposes the petition. One who appeals from a judgment is a petitioner.

petitioner

n. one who signs and/or files a petition. (See: petition)

petitioner

noun applicant, asker, litigant, movant, one who applies for relief, one who files an application for relief, one who requests relief, party, pleader, solicitant, supplex, supplicant
Associated concepts: aggrieved party
See also: accuser, actor, appellant, applicant, candidate, claimant, complainant, contender, litigant, malcontent, party, plaintiff, special interest, suitor, undersigned

petitioner

a person who presents a PETITION.
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Judge Omondi noted the petitioners had failed to adduce evidence to convince the court to cancel the results of the poll.
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The evidence adduced at the hearing, including the testimony of two police officers and their written report, demonstrated that the police had reasonable grounds to believe that the petitioner had been driving in violation of Vehicle and Traffic Law [section] 1192, that the police lawfully arrested the petitioner, that after the petitioner's arrest and at the hospital the police gave the petitioner sufficient warning of the consequences of refusing to submit to a chemical test, and that the petitioner refused the officer's request to submit to the chemical test three times (see Vehicle and Traffic Law [section] 1194[2][c]; Matter of Robinson v Swarts, 82 AD3d 986; Matter of Sharf v New York State Dept.
On this the counsel of petitioner told that my client has also agricultural lands.
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Another petitioner is a migrant worker whose wife and parents live in a village in the Kaghan Valley and who is unable to talk to them for months, expect on phone.
This is "the petitioner itself, and/or it may be the party or parties at whose behest the petition has been filed.