§57-4-6. Taking deposition after judgment, decree or order;
reading thereof in future trial.
In any case wherein there has been a judgment, decree or order
from or to which an appeal, writ of error or supersedeas has been
or might be allowed, a deposition may be taken for any party to
such case, or for or against his or her husband or wife, personal
representatives, heirs or devisees in like manner and by such
persons as it is before prescribed for pending cases; and it may be
read in any future trial that may be directed, if the same could
properly be read, had there been no such judgment, decree or order.