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Brazoria County Expenditure Report Summary
Fiscal Year 2018

General Information
2010 Population313,166
Baseline$725,595.00
County Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30
Accounting MethodModified Accrual
Submission Date10/23/2018 10:12 AM
Public Defender Indirect Rate
Financial Officer: 
Name, TitleConnie Garner, Auditor
Emailconnieg@brazoria-county.com
Phone979-864-1275
Contact PersonCharlene C. Buck 979-864-1876 charleneb@brazoria-county.com
Date Submitted10/23/2018 10:12 AM
Date Completed11/15/2018
Confirmation NumberIDER201802020181023

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. $458,775.56
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. $3,800.00

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


Part C: Court Report
23rd District Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
This court also serves: Wharton
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $207,230 $1,650 $4,822
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $207,230 $1,650 $0 $4,822
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $6,500 $9,700
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $6,500 $0 $0 $9,700
Overall Total $213,730 $1,650 $0 $14,522



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 407
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 408
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


149th District Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $57,204 $11,750 $4,000 $522
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $320,486 $955 $14,025
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $377,690 $12,705 $18,025 $522
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $26,358 $27,630
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $26,358 $0 $0 $27,630
Overall Total $404,048 $12,705 $18,025 $28,152



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 1
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 552
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 8
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 561
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


239th District Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $9,371
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $339,177 $3,000 $10,000
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $348,548 $3,000 $10,000 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $8,000 $25,893
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $8,000 $0 $0 $25,893
Overall Total $356,548 $3,000 $10,000 $25,893



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 1
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 539
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 4
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 544
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


300th District Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $263,794 $8,948 $239
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $263,794 $8,948 $0 $239
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $17,975 $13,975
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $17,975 $0 $0 $13,975
Overall Total $281,769 $8,948 $0 $14,214



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 499
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 6
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 505
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


412th District Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $274,667 $14,612 $111
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $274,667 $14,612 $0 $111
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $57,816 $30,937
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $57,816 $0 $0 $30,937
Overall Total $332,483 $14,612 $0 $31,048



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 529
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 7
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 536
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 1 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $16,150
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 $73,387
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $89,537 $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 $89,537 $0 $0 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 117
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 327
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 444
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 2 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $40,802 $1,455
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 $144,942 $1,100 $1,827
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $185,744 $1,100 $0 $3,281
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500 $2,033
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $2,500 $0 $0 $2,033
Overall Total $188,244 $1,100 $0 $5,315



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 213
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 565
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases 1
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 779
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 3 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $58,625$1,000
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 $151,778 $990
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $210,403 $1,990 $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 $1,325 $933
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $1,325 $0 $0 $933
Overall Total $211,728 $1,990 $0 $933



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 270
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 412
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases 1
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 683
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 4 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $40,405
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 $133,544 $206 $176
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $173,950 $206 $0 $176
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 $173,950 $206 $0 $176



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 227
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 430
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 657
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Combined County Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Number of Courts: 9
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $155,982$1,000 $1,455
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $66,574 $11,750 $4,000 $522
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $1,405,354 $29,165 $24,025 $5,173
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $503,652 $2,296 $2,003
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $2,131,563 $44,210 $28,025 $9,152
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $116,650 $108,135
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel $3,825 $2,967
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $120,475 $0 $0 $111,101
Overall Total $2,252,037 $44,210 $28,025 $120,254



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 827
Capital Murder Cases 2
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 2,526
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 1,734
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 26
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases 2
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 5,117
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.





Increased County Indigent Defense Administrative Expenditures
Counties with FY 2018 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.
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Counties reporting increased administrative expenditures for FY2018 over the FY01 baseline may report those costs on this form. Reported costs must be related to indigent defense and follow cost principles established in the Uniform Grant Management Standards.
Expenditure CategoryExpenditures
Personnel Expenditures $144,112
Travel and Training Expenditures
Equipment Expenditures
Other Direct Operating Expenditures $3,331
Total Administrative Expenditures $147,443
Summary of Court and Administrative Expenditures
Total Court Expenditures: $2,444,526
Total Administrative Expenditures: $147,443
Total Managed Assigned Counsel Office Expenditures: $0
Total Court and Administrative Expenditures: $2,591,968