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Lavaca County Expenditure Report Summary
Fiscal Year 2019

General Information
2010 Population19,263
Baseline$22,038.14
County Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30
Accounting MethodModified Accrual
Submission Date1/14/2020 4:02 PM
Public Defender Indirect Rate
Financial Officer: 
Name, TitleShana R. Opela, Auditor
Emaillcauditor@co.lavaca.tx.us
Phone361-798-2711
Contact Person
Date Submitted1/14/2020 4:02 PM
Date Completed1/14/2020
Confirmation NumberIDER201914320200114

Reimbursements
NOTE: These figures are for information purposes only and are not included in financial data below.
Total Amount Collected From Defendants Pre or Post Disposition. $12,811.50
Total Amount Received From the State Comptroller for 11.071 Writs of Habeas Corpus Costs. $0.00
Total Amount Received For Indigent Defense Costs From Other Private or Government Grants. $0.00

Regional Indigent Defense Programs
Total Funds Received from Participating Counties $0.00
Total Funds Paid to Participating Counties $0.00


Part C: Court Report
25th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
This court also serves: Colorado, Colorado, Gonzales, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Guadalupe
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $1,200
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $29,562 $2,656
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $30,762 $0 $2,656 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $2,500 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $33,262 $0 $2,656 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 2
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 34 30
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 1
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 37 30
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.
Footnotes: Received total number of cases for Public Defender but unable to provide total dollars paid in the Attorney Detail for the 25th District Court.


2nd 25th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
This court also serves: Colorado, Colorado, Gonzales, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Guadalupe
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $600
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $25,566 $6,571
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $26,166 $0 $6,571 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $2,500 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $28,666 $0 $6,571 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 1
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 41 17
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 1
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 1
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 43 18
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.
Footnotes: Received total number of cases for Public Defender but unable to provide total dollars paid in the Attorney Detail for the 2nd 25th District Court.


Lavaca County Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $750
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $7,310
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $8,060 $0 $0 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $0 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $8,060 $0 $0 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 5
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 1
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 40 106
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 45 107
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.
Footnotes: Received total number of cases for Public Defender but unable to provide total dollars paid in the Attorney Detail for County Court.


Combined County Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Number of Courts: 3
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $2,550
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $55,128 $9,228
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $7,310
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $64,988 $0 $9,228 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $5,000
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $5,000 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $69,988 $0 $9,228 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 8
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 75 48
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 40 107
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 2
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 125 155
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.





Increased County Indigent Defense Administrative Expenditures
Counties with FY 2019 administrative costs in excess of FY 2001 baseline administrative expenditures may choose to report the cost increment. Reported costs must be related to indigent defense and follow cost principles established in the Uniform Grant Management Standards.
Total Administrative Expenditures $0
Summary of Court and Administrative Expenditures
Total Court Expenditures: $79,216
Total Administrative Expenditures: $0
Total Managed Assigned Counsel Office Expenditures: $0
Total Court and Administrative Expenditures: $292,310