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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Arnco Construction, the Tennessee Court of Appeals harmonized the statute governing revivor of actions with Tennessee Rule of Civil Procedure 25.
110) And plaintiffs had every reason to want to avoid making them parties: the death of a party abated a suit in equity and required the filing of a bill of revivor, which recommenced the suit all over again, requiring relitigation of matters previously litigated.