What does d and p and a and p stand for on a court docket next to your name

Asked almost 2 years ago - Lexington, KY

I am to appear in criminal court today and there is a d and p next to my name on the docket

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  1. Frank Mascagni III

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . I don't have enough information but I'll make a guess:

    p = Plaintiff (Commonwealth of Kentucky)
    d= Defendant in a criminal case

    I am trying to give you a general answer to your question. We do not have an attorney-client relationship by this... more
  2. Michael Douglas Shafer

    Contributor Level 20

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    Answered . P is for plaintiff, D is for defendant.

  3. Stephen Ross Cohen

    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . And R is for the many roses I gave you. You know you are charged as a defendant, you better have an attorney if you can not figure this one out and listen to your attorney!

    My name is Stephen R. Cohen and I have practiced over 38 years and can be reached at 213-819-1171. I practiced... more

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