tax costs

Definition of "tax costs"
  1. A request made to a judge to deny or reduce the court costs claimed by a winning party in a lawsuit
How to use "tax costs" in a sentence
  1. The defense attorney files to tax costs to reduce the financial burden on his client.
  2. Failing to agree on the court fees, the plaintiff's lawyer made a motion to tax costs.
  3. When the court costs seemed bloated, they resorted to tax costs to seek reduction.

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