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2020 Tennessee Code
Title 20 - Civil Procedure
Chapter 12 - Costs
§ 20-12-137. Recovery From Successful Party
Universal Citation: TN Code § 20-12-137 (2020)
All costs in civil actions accrued at the instance of the successful party that cannot be collected out of the other party may be recovered, on motion, by the person entitled to them, against the successful party and the surety on the successful party's cost bond.
Code 1858, § 3204 (deriv. Acts 1847-1848, ch. 62, § 2); Shan., § 4945; mod. Code 1932, § 9098; Acts 1939, ch. 62, § 1; C. Supp. 1950, § 9098; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 20-1639.
Textbooks. Gibson's Suits in Chancery (7th ed., Inman), §§ 242, 245.
Tennessee Jurisprudence, 18 Tenn. Juris., Limitations of Actions, § 17.
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