party and party costs

party and party costs
an award granted by a court in a legal proceeding to one party requiring another party to pay an amount of the first partys legal costs, excluding lawyer fees.

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  • Costs (English law) — Costs is a term of art in civil litigation in English law (the law of England and Wales), and in other Commonwealth jurisdictions. After judgment has been given, the judge has the power to order who will pay the lawyers fees and other… …   Wikipedia

  • costs — I noun burden of expenditure, charges, damages, disbursement, expenditure, expenses, outlay, out of pocket expenses, payment, penalty associated concepts: award of costs in an action, awards for pain and suffering, bill of costs, certification of …   Law dictionary

  • Costs lawyer — In English law, a costs lawyer is a legal professional concerned with legal costs who has attained rights of audience and rights to conduct costs litigation. Costs lawyers are concerned with all aspects of solicitor costs that are controlled by… …   Wikipedia

  • costs order — See order. A costs order is an instruction issued by a court or tribunal that one party to a claim should pay part or all of another party s costs. Related links claim order Practical Law Dictionary. Glossar …   Law dictionary

  • costs de incremento — Costs awarded by the court and added to the damages assessed by the jury. At first, by the common law, no costs were awarded to either party eo nomine. If the plaintiff failed to recover he was amerced pro falso clamore. If he recovered judgment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • costs only proceedings — The procedure to be followed where, before court proceedings are commenced, the parties to a dispute reach an agreement on all issues, including which party is to pay costs, but are unable to agree the amount of those costs (see CPR 44.12A ( …   Law dictionary

  • costs in any event — A party s entitlement to costs of an issue or matter despite what happens in the rest of the proceedings. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

  • costs to follow the event — costs awarded to the party who is the winner of the issue, matter or case. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

  • costs — A pecuniary allowance, made to the successful party (and recoverable from the losing party), for his expenses in prosecuting or defending an action or a distinct proceeding within an action. In federal courts, costs are allowed as a matter of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • costs — A pecuniary allowance, made to the successful party (and recoverable from the losing party), for his expenses in prosecuting or defending an action or a distinct proceeding within an action. In federal courts, costs are allowed as a matter of… …   Black's law dictionary

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