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Fort Bend County Expenditure Report Summary
Fiscal Year 2019

General Information
2010 Population585,375
Baseline$870,299.00
County Fiscal YearOctober 1 - September 30
Accounting MethodModified Accrual
Submission Date10/31/2019 4:36 PM
Public Defender Indirect Rate
Financial Officer: 
Name, TitleRobert Ed Sturdivant, Auditor
Emailed.sturdivant@fortbendcountytx.gov
Phone281-341-3760
Contact PersonTatyana Johnson tatyana.johnson@fortbendcountytx.gov 281-633-7679
Date Submitted10/31/2019 4:36 PM
Date Completed11/20/2019
Confirmation NumberIDER201907920191031

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. $25,467.01
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, 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 $634,980 $17,152 $2,041 $24,148
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $634,980 $17,152 $2,041 $24,148
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $24,619 $5,961
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $24,619 $0 $0 $5,961
Overall Total $659,599 $17,152 $2,041 $30,109



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 413 102
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 415 102
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


268th 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 $10,450 $500 $4,249
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $417,553 $14,287 $8,749 $5,478
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $428,003 $14,787 $8,749 $9,727
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $71,521 $132
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $71,521 $0 $0 $132
Overall Total $499,524 $14,787 $8,749 $9,859



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 334 49
Adult Misdemeanor Cases
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 15
Adult Misdemeanor Appeal Cases
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Juvenile
Payment Made and No Charges Filed By Prosecutor - Adult
Total Cases 350 49
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


400th 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 $51,744 $2,589 $15,300 $444
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $681,432 $6,909 $13,633 $9,355
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $733,176 $9,498 $28,933 $9,799
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $18,100 $6,207
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $18,100 $0 $0 $6,207
Overall Total $751,276 $9,498 $28,933 $16,006



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 2
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 416 104
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 420 104
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


434th 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 $135,053 $5,076 $2,145 $20,914
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $954,651 $19,061 $20,940 $33,242
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $1,089,704 $24,137 $23,085 $54,157
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $25,120 $6,600 $1,123
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $25,120 $0 $6,600 $1,123
Overall Total $1,114,824 $24,137 $29,685 $55,279



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases 2
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 388 106
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 392 106
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


458th 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 $518,379 $7,484 $3,249
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $518,379 $7,484 $0 $3,249
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $13,950 $60
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $13,950 $0 $0 $60
Overall Total $532,329 $7,484 $0 $3,309



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 312 83
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 316 83
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 1 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $79,783$12,200 $1,103
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 $209,173 $2,147
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $288,956 $14,347 $0 $1,103
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 $288,956 $14,347 $0 $1,103



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 75
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 423 114
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 498 114
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 2 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $48,450
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 $171,125 $1,143
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $219,575 $0 $0 $1,143
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $5,000 $0 $0 $0
Overall Total $224,575 $0 $0 $1,143



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 57
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 381 95
Juvenile Appeals 1
Adult Felony Appeal Cases
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 441 95
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 3 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $122,373
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 $251,246 $600 $574
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $373,619 $600 $0 $574
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 $373,619 $600 $0 $574



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 91
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 444 111
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 535 111
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 4 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $89,993
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 $383,833 $2,065 $699 $125
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $473,825 $2,065 $699 $125
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 $473,825 $2,065 $699 $125



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 75
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 540 114
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 615 114
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 5 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $102,572
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 $297,704 $625 $535
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $400,275 $625 $535 $0
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $10,800 $2,585
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 $10,800 $0 $0 $2,585
Overall Total $411,075 $625 $535 $2,585



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 91
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 537 92
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 629 92
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Fort Bend County Court at Law No. 6 Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $17,353
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 $155,207 $190
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $172,560 $0 $0 $190
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 $172,560 $0 $0 $190



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 25
Capital Murder Cases
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 230 56
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 255 56
The financial figures are estimates or are for some other reason unreliable.


Combined County Report
October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
Number of Courts: 11
Category of Services Attorney Fees Investigation
Expenditures
Expert Witness
Expenditures
Other Litigation
Expenditures
Juvenile
Assigned Counsel $460,524$12,200 $1,103
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Capital Murder
Assigned Counsel $197,247 $8,166 $17,445 $25,607
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Non-capital Felony
Assigned Counsel $3,206,994 $64,893 $45,364 $75,472
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor
Assigned Counsel $1,468,287 $5,437 $1,234 $2,031
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Trial $5,333,052 $90,696 $64,043 $104,213
Juvenile Appeals
Assigned Counsel $13,300 $2,585
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Felony Appeals
Assigned Counsel $153,310 $6,600 $13,483
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
Assigned Counsel $2,500
Contract Counsel
Managed Assigned Counsel
Total Appeals $169,110 $0 $6,600 $16,067
Overall Total $5,502,161 $90,696 $70,643 $120,280



Category Assigned Counsel
Cases
Contract Counsel
Cases
Managed Assigned
Counsel Cases
Public Defender
Cases
Juvenile Cases 414
Capital Murder Cases 5
Adult Non-Capital Felony Cases 1,863 444
Adult Misdemeanor Cases 2,555 582
Juvenile Appeals 2
Adult Felony Appeal Cases 25
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 4,866 1,026
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 $230,471
Travel and Training Expenditures
Equipment Expenditures
Other Direct Operating Expenditures
Total Administrative Expenditures $230,471


Public Defender Office Expenditures
Expenditures, October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2019
 
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 $779,848 $126,831 $215,508 $131,323
Adult Misdemeanor $394,962 $63,415 $92,361 $62,680
Juvenile Appeals
Adult Felony Appeals
Adult Misdemeanor Appeals
15.17 Magistration Representation $38,416
Column Total $1,213,226 $190,246 $0 $307,869 $194,003

Total Public Defender Personnel Cost and Fringe Benefits $1,905,344
County's average fringe benefit rate 40.8600%
Public Defender Travel and Training Expenditures $16,625
Public Defender Equipment Expenditures $28,118
Public Defender Other Direct Operating Expenditures $89,634


Other Public Defender Court Related Expenditures
Expert Witness Expenditures
Contract Investigator Expenditures
Other Direct Litigation Expenditures
Total Court Related Expenditures $1,905,344
Indirect Expenditures
Public Defender Indirect Costs
Public Defender Indirect Rate (approving agency: ) %
Total Public Defender Expenditures $2,039,722
Summary of Court and Administrative Expenditures
Total Court Expenditures: $5,783,780
Total Administrative Expenditures: $230,471
Total Public Defender Expenditures: $2,039,722
Total Managed Assigned Counsel Office Expenditures: $0
Total funds paid to participating counties: $0
Total Court and Administrative Expenditures: $8,053,973