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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- PROBATE DIVISION 

Rule 87. TAXATION OF COSTS.

    
    (a) Costs. Costs shall be allowed as of course to the prevailing Party as provided by these rules, unless otherwise provided by statute or the Court otherwise directs.

    (b) Taxation of Costs. The Party claiming costs shall file with the Register an itemized, verified bill of costs. The Register shall revise the verified bill of costs to conform to these rules. Allowable costs are set forth in subparagraph (c). If a Party objects to any costs allowed or not allowed by the Register, such Party may by Motion request that the Court review the action of the Register. Any Party aggrieved by the Court's order concerning costs may appeal therefrom within thirty (30) days from the date of notice of such order, regardless of whether an appeal concerning the underlying judgment is sought.

    (c) Allowable Costs. The following costs shall be allowed to the prevailing Party: Court fees, fees for service of process, witness fees, expense of view, cost of transcripts, and such other costs as may be provided by law. The Court, in its discretion, may allow the stenographic cost of an original transcript of a deposition, plus one copy, including the cost of videotaping, and may allow other costs including, but not limited to, actual costs of expert witnesses, if the costs were reasonably necessary to the litigation.

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