revivor


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revivor

(rɪˈvaɪvə)
n
the revival of a lawsuit that has been suspended owing to the death or marriage of one of the parties
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Expedited Corporation Revivor Processes: There's now a web-based process that allows business entities to initiate the revivor process.
Arnco Construction, the Tennessee Court of Appeals harmonized the statute governing revivor of actions with Tennessee Rule of Civil Procedure 25.01 by holding that Rule 25.01 sets forth the first step in the revivor process, while the statute prescribes the second step in the process.
At common law, judgments were revived through the common law writ of scire fatias.' That writ was issued by the court in which the original judgment was entered, reciting the judgment and praying that the defendant show cause why a revivor should not be granted and execution issued thereon.