2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 897 Parties and Appearances
Sec. 52-81. Costs taxable on withdrawal.

      Sec. 52-81. Costs taxable on withdrawal. Upon the withdrawal of any civil action after it has been returned to court and entered upon the docket, and after an appearance has been entered for the defendant, a judgment for costs, if claimed by him, shall be rendered in his favor, but not otherwise. Judgment for costs shall not be rendered after the expiration of six months from the date of the withdrawal and no costs may be allowed which accrued after actual notice in writing of the withdrawal was given by the plaintiff to the defendant or his attorney, unless good reason therefor is shown to the court.

      (1949 Rev., S. 7802; P.A. 82-160, S. 30.)

      History: P.A. 82-160 rephrased the section.

      Applies to cases withdrawn before, as well as to those withdrawn after, the return day. 70 C. 380. The right to costs, if it exists, rests on some statute or authorized rule of court. 73 C. 614. See note to section 52-80. Cited. 123 C. 168. Cited. 240 C. 58.

      Cited. 20 CA 218.

      Cited. 16 CS 88.

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