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Brazoria County Expenditure Report Summary
Fiscal Year 2019

General Information
2010 Population313,166
Baseline$725,595.00
County Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30
Accounting MethodModified Accrual
Submission Date10/28/2019 9:03 AM
Public Defender Indirect Rate
Financial Officer: 
Name, TitleConnie Garner, Auditor
Emailconnieg@brazoria-county.com
Phone979-864-1275
Contact PersonDana Cleere danac@brazoria-county.com 979-864-1881
Date Submitted10/28/2019 9:03 AM
Date Completed11/12/2019
Confirmation NumberIDER201902020191028

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. $462,577.09
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. $7,925.00

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, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $300,809 $5,259 $7,825 $1,474
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $300,809 $5,259 $7,825 $1,474
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,750 $15,446
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $2,750 $0 $0 $15,446
Overall Total $303,559 $5,259 $7,825 $16,920



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 361
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 362
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


149th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $2,270 $10,000
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $349,896 $2,705
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $349,896 $4,976 $10,000 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $32,700 $18,153
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $32,700 $0 $0 $18,153
Overall Total $382,596 $4,976 $10,000 $18,153



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 612
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 619
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


239th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $4,613 $8,992
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $373,746 $5,847 $4,899 $2,429
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $378,359 $5,847 $13,891 $2,429
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $25,850 $26,642
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $25,850 $0 $0 $26,642
Overall Total $404,209 $5,847 $13,891 $29,071



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 612
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 619
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


300th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $341,573 $6,273
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $341,573 $6,273 $0 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $8,838 $13,458
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $8,838 $0 $0 $13,458
Overall Total $350,411 $6,273 $0 $13,458



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 496
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 3
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 499
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


412th District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $503,106 $5,715 $3,450 $2,233
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $503,106 $5,715 $3,450 $2,233
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $31,364 $41,524
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $31,364 $0 $0 $41,524
Overall Total $534,470 $5,715 $3,450 $43,757



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 605
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 9
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 614
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


461st District Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
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 $36,841
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $36,841 $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 $36,841 $0 $0 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 46
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
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 46
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 1 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $15,075
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 $106,371 $1,000
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $121,446 $0 $1,000 $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 $121,446 $0 $1,000 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 104
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 398
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 502
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 2 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $39,025
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 $165,047
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $204,072 $0 $0 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $3,500
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 $3,500 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $207,572 $0 $0 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 231
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 624
Juvenile Appeals 1
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 856
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 3 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $78,534 $781
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 $202,099 $560
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $280,633 $560 $0 $781
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 $280,633 $560 $0 $781



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 308
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 561
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 869
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Brazoria CCL No. 4 & Probate Court Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $31,385
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 $149,323
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $180,707 $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 $180,707 $0 $0 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 198
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 491
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 689
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Combined County Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Number of Courts: 10
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $164,019 $781
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $4,613 $2,270 $18,992
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $1,905,971 $25,800 $16,174 $6,137
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $622,840 $560 $1,000
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $2,697,443 $28,630 $36,166 $6,918
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $3,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $101,501 $115,223
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $105,001 $0 $0 $115,223
Overall Total $2,802,444 $28,630 $36,166 $122,141



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 841
Capital Murder Cases 1
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 2,732
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 2,074
Juvenile Appeals 1
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 26
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 5,675
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.
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Counties reporting increased administrative expenditures for FY2019 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 $202,478
Travel and Training Expenditures $0
Equipment Expenditures $0
Other Direct Operating Expenditures $4,180
Total Administrative Expenditures $206,658
Summary of Court and Administrative Expenditures
Total Court Expenditures: $2,989,380
Total Administrative Expenditures: $206,658
Total Managed Assigned Counsel Office Expenditures: $0
Total Court and Administrative Expenditures: $3,196,039