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Rule 303. On Counter Claim for Costs


Whenever a counter claim is pleaded, the party in whose favor final judgment is rendered shall also recover the costs, unless it be made to appear on the trial that the counter claim of the defendant was acquired after the commencement of the suit, in which case, if the plaintiff establishes a claim existing at the commencement of the suit, he shall recover his costs.

Source: R. C. S. Art. 2216, with minor textual change.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.


Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984