(735 ILCS 5/5-114)
(from Ch. 110, par. 5-114)
Scire facias and prohibition.
In all actions of scire
facias, or prohibition, the plaintiff recovering judgment
after an answer was filed, or a motion directed to the complaint,
shall recover his or her costs of the action. If the action is
voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiff or is dismissed for want of
prosecution or judgment is entered against the plaintiff, the
defendant shall recover his or her costs.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)