Whenever a party in a court of record recovers a judgment or decree against another for costs, and it appears from the return of the execution that such costs cannot be made out of the person against whom they have been adjudged, the witnesses summoned by the successful party may have judgment by motion against such party for their costs.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 24-4-107

  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

Code 1858, § 3832 (deriv. Acts 1847-1848, ch. 62, § 2); Shan., § 5620; Code 1932, § 9802; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 24-407.