Sentence Examples


  • If the Petitioner is successful in his or her application for reduction of alimony, then the judge will change the amount of alimony to be paid.
  • Failure to do so means that the petitioner (the person seeking the divorce) can get a default judgment, which means the divorce will be granted based on the information set out in the petition.
  • The information required to complete the form includes names of parents and children, birthdates, current parental relationship and the type of custody the petitioner seeks.
  • "Another petitioner," answered the man with the braces.
  • Furthermore, the cause of action must have been recognized in the jurisdiction in which the petitioner resided at the time it arose.