the codefendant charged with adultery with the estranged spouse in a divorce proceeding
one who is called upon to answer a summons or other proceeding jointly with another
In English law, a co-respondent is, in general, a respondent to a petition, or other legal proceeding, along with another or others, or a person called upon to answer in some other way.
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kō-re-spond′ent, n. (law) a man charged with adultery, and proceeded against along with the wife, who is the respondent.
The numerical value of co-respondent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of co-respondent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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