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Thursday, 20 June 2024, 7:27 AM
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Support Through Court: Domestic Abuse (Support Through Court)
Glossary: Glossary

Litigant in person

A party in court proceedings who is not represented by a solicitor or barrister.


Non molestation order

A court order available to victims of domestic abuse to prevent a person from molesting, threatening or using violence against them.


Occupation Order

A court order available to domestic abuse victims which will specify who is (and is not) able to live in the family home or the surrounding area.

Open question

A question which must be answered with a number of words and sentences.


Party to the proceedings

A person, company or organisation who is one of the entitles involved in court proceedings, either as an applicant or defendant.