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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 20 - Civil Procedure
Chapter 12 - Costs
§ 20-12-135. Judgment Against Surety
Universal Citation: TN Code § 20-12-135 (2020)
When security is given, judgment may, on motion, be rendered against the surety for costs, as well as against the principal. Judgment against an attorney as surety, for security taken or recorded after July 1, 1999, shall extend only to amounts required by law or included in the clerk's bill of costs, and shall not include discretionary costs.
Code 1858, § 3196 (deriv. Acts 1847-1848, ch. 62, § 1); Shan., § 4934; Code 1932, § 9087; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-1637; Acts 1999, ch. 207, § 2.
Cross-References. Remedies for and against surety, §§25-3-122 —25-3-134.
Collateral References. Principal and surety 73.
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