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Fort Bend County Expenditure Report Summary
Fiscal Year 2018

General Information
2010 Population585,375
Baseline$870,299.00
County Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30
Accounting MethodModified Accrual
Submission Date11/16/2018 10:14 AM
Public Defender Indirect Rate
Financial Officer: 
Name, TitleRobert Ed Sturdivant, Auditor
Emailed.sturdivant@fortbendcountytx.gov
Phone281-341-3760
Contact PersonHumera Ansari, Accountant 281-344-3978 Humera.Ansari@fortbendcountytx.gov
Date Submitted11/16/2018 10:14 AM
Date Completed11/16/2018
Confirmation NumberIDER201807920181116

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. $39,936.12
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
240th 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 $21,000 $4,500 $4,875
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $614,795 $19,772 $18,815 $13,748
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $635,795 $19,772 $23,315 $18,623
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $15,100 $3,630 $18,730
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $15,100 $0 $3,630 $18,730
Overall Total $650,895 $19,772 $26,945 $37,354



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 456 97
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 460 97
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


268th 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 $57,875 $973 $1,595
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $391,475 $11,226 $39,101 $3,796
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $449,350 $12,200 $39,101 $5,390
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $5,500 $19,303
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $5,500 $0 $0 $19,303
Overall Total $454,850 $12,200 $39,101 $24,693



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 4
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 358 127
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 363 127
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


400th 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 $10,000 $2,375
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $741,492 $3,000 $26,653 $8,537
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $741,492 $13,000 $29,028 $8,537
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $19,874 $25,904
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $19,874 $0 $0 $25,904
Overall Total $761,366 $13,000 $29,028 $34,441



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 501 120
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 5
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 506 120
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


434th 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 $113,532 $23,482 $6,497
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $995,881 $17,135 $74,588 $72,400
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $1,109,413 $17,135 $98,070 $78,897
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $58,098 $3,967
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $58,098 $0 $0 $3,967
Overall Total $1,167,511 $17,135 $98,070 $82,864



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 3
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 451 59
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
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 456 59
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


458th 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 $284,748 $576 $1,400 $20,174
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $284,748 $576 $1,400 $20,174
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 $284,748 $576 $1,400 $20,174



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 268 54
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 268 54
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 1 Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $86,584 $15,000 $3,018
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 $210,758 $2,468
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $297,342 $0 $15,000 $5,485
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 $297,342 $0 $15,000 $5,485



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 69
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 401 117
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 470 117
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 2 Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $39,400 $2,225
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 $250,346 $635
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $289,746 $0 $2,225 $635
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $900
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 $900 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $290,646 $0 $2,225 $635



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 69
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 486 96
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 556 96
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 3 Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $179,586$450 $10,850
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 $337,850 $278
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $517,436 $450 $10,850 $278
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 $517,436 $450 $10,850 $278



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 125
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 587 116
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 712 116
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 4 Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $131,708 $7,250 $1,446
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 $477,321 $2,781
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $609,029 $2,781 $7,250 $1,446
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 $609,029 $2,781 $7,250 $1,446



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 107
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 573 110
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 680 110
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 5 Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $57,575 $9,800
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 $329,540 $432 $1,900
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $387,115 $432 $11,700 $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 $8,694
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $8,694 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $395,809 $432 $11,700 $0



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 58
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 555 110
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 614 110
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Combined County Report
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
Number of Courts: 10
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $494,852$450 $45,125 $4,464
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $192,407 $10,973 $30,357 $12,967
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $3,028,392 $51,709 $160,558 $118,655
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $1,605,815 $3,214 $1,900 $3,380
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $5,321,465 $66,346 $237,940 $139,465
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $900
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $98,572 $3,630 $67,904
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel $8,694
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $108,166 $0 $3,630 $67,904
Overall Total $5,429,631 $66,346 $241,570 $207,369



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 428
Capital Murder Cases 8
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 2,034 457
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 2,602 549
Juvenile Appeals 1
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 11
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 5,085 1,006
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 $222,972
Travel and Training Expenditures
Equipment Expenditures
Other Direct Operating Expenditures
Total Administrative Expenditures $222,972


Public Defender Office Expenditures
Expenditures, October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018
 
Attorney
Salary and
Fringe Benefits
Investigator
Salaries and
Fringe Benefits
Mitigation
Specialist
Salaries and
Fringe Benefits
Mental Health
Professionals
Salaries and
Fringe Benefits
Administrative
Support
Salaries and
Fringe Benefits
Juvenile
Capital Murder
Adult Non-Capital Felony $792,449 $120,572 $192,999 $125,045
Adult Misdemeanor $363,601 $60,286 $82,714 $59,708
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeals
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
15.17 Magistration Representation
Column Total $1,156,049 $180,859 $0 $275,713 $184,753

Total Public Defender Personnel Cost and Fringe Benefits $1,797,374
County's average fringe benefit rate 41.4300%
Public Defender Travel and Training Expenditures $9,385
Public Defender Equipment Expenditures $2,503
Public Defender Other Direct Operating Expenditures $82,682


Other Public Defender Court Related Expenditures
Expert Witness Expenditures
Contract Investigator Expenditures
Other Direct Litigation Expenditures
Total Court Related Expenditures $1,797,374
Indirect Expenditures
Public Defender Indirect Costs
Public Defender Indirect Rate (approving agency: ) %
Total Public Defender Expenditures $1,891,944
Summary of Court and Administrative Expenditures
Total Court Expenditures: $5,944,916
Total Administrative Expenditures: $222,972
Total Public Defender Expenditures: $1,891,944
Total Managed Assigned Counsel Office Expenditures: $0
Total funds paid to participating counties: $0
Total Court and Administrative Expenditures: $8,059,833