Aggrieved Party


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Aggrieved Party

An individual who is entitled to commence a lawsuit against another because his or her legal rights have been violated.

A person whose financial interest is directly affected by a decree, judgment, or statute is also considered an aggrieved party entitled to bring an action challenging the legality of the decree, judgment, or statute.

See: actor, appellant, complainant
References in classic literature ?
His prompt reply to all complaints and remonstrances was--the butt-end of a handspike, so convincingly administered as effectually to silence the aggrieved party.
His face, covered with pimples, was neither thoughtful nor even contemptuous; it wore an expression of complacent satisfaction in demanding his rights and in being an aggrieved party.
And as I was the aggrieved party on that--stay, don't go.
KUWAIT, Dec 1 (KUNA) -- The Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) has asked the Swiss Public Prosecutor to consider PIFSS as an aggrieved party in the court case against the former director of PIFSS Fahad Al-Raja'an, said today at a parliamentary session Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh.
The counsel for the election commission told the court that the petitioner was not the aggrieved party, therefore, the petition should be disposed of as non maintainable.
She said to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / There are no aggrieved party in the government, "noting that the US is trying to make benefit of sectarian situation to win the support of its position in light of the disturbing four-party alliance, she said .
The petitioner stated that being aggrieved party, appellants preferred the instant appeal against the short order dated July 27 passed by a single bench of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.
Qazi Anwar, counsel for respondents, argued that since Sardar Hussain Babak and Abdul Jalil Jan were not the aggrieved party so the petition was not maintainable.
An aggrieved party must now place his trust in FairPoint who is judge and jury.
The aggrieved party may select ADR either in the informal or formal stage of an EEO complaint.
Under both civil and ecclesiastical law, the procurement of a marriage through force or fraud invalidates the marriage and the aggrieved party is entitled to an annulment.
Under the circumstances, the hope for a ceasefire that can end hostilities seems to be more of the type of delusional thinking that promotes Israel as an aggrieved party.