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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title VI
Chapter 55
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F.S. 55.13
55.13 Judgments; rights of sureties, etc.Any person paying money as surety for the principal in any bond or note, which he or she has signed as surety, upon which judgment has been obtained, shall have the same right to control the said judgment and collect the same, with principal, interest and costs, as the plaintiff creditor would have had if the debt had not been paid. Such judgment, and execution thereon, shall have the same lien on property of the principal as though the surety were the original plaintiff. 1, 2, ch. 765, 1855; RS 1177; GS 1605; RGS 2807; CGL 4494; s. 9, ch. 67-254; s. 295, ch. 95-147.