Gesuchsgegner

English translation: Respondent

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German term or phrase:Gesuchsgegner
English translation:Respondent
Entered by: Dr. Fred Thomson

19:08 Oct 11, 2004
German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
German term or phrase: Gesuchsgegner
Swiss legal text: Gesuchstellerin = petitioner, could Gesuchsgegner be translated as plaintiff?
Hattie Spence
Germany
Local time: 11:56
Respondent
Explanation:
Petitioner vs Respondent

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Note added at 23 mins (2004-10-11 19:32:52 GMT)
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Sometimes we refer to the person who has made a motion as the \"movant.\" We also refer to the person opposing the motion as the \"opposing party\" or the \"party opposing the motion.\"
A Gesuch is often a motion made to the court, but it is also sometimes a \"prayer for relief.\"
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Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 03:56
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Respondent


Explanation:
Petitioner vs Respondent

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Note added at 23 mins (2004-10-11 19:32:52 GMT)
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Sometimes we refer to the person who has made a motion as the \"movant.\" We also refer to the person opposing the motion as the \"opposing party\" or the \"party opposing the motion.\"
A Gesuch is often a motion made to the court, but it is also sometimes a \"prayer for relief.\"


Dr. Fred Thomson
United States
Local time: 03:56
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Native speaker of: English
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Natalie Chandler: This sounds like the correct legal term!
31 mins
  -> Thank you, Natalie.

agree  Radu Stefan
32 mins
  -> Thank you

agree  Ann C Sherwin
32 mins
  -> Thank you, Ann.

agree  KirstyMacC (X): Applicant v. respondent in BE. Petitions used only for divorce, company and insolvency matters in Eng. & Wales.
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Counsel

agree  EdithK
10 hrs
  -> Thank you, Edith.

agree  Tamara Ferencak
12 hrs
  -> Thank you, Tamara
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