Verified Motion To Assess Attorneys Fees And Costs
Verified Motion To Assess Attorneys Fees And Costs Form. This is a Florida form and can be use in Alachua Local County.
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IN THE COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR COUNTY, FLORIDA. STATE OF FLORIDA, Petitioner, CASE NO. -vs- DIVISION: Defendant. / VERIFIED MOTION TO ASSESS ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS Special Public Defender/Public Defender for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, respectfully requests that this Court assess attorney's fees and costs against the defendant. This Motion is made pursuant to Section 27.56(1)(a), Florida Statutes and Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.720(d)(1), and as grounds the Special Public Defender/Public Defender states: 1. County Cost for attorney's fee for this case is $ . 2. Costs specifically incurred by County in defense of this criminal prosecution that are not expenses inherent in providing a constitutionally guaranteed jury trial or expenditures in connection with the maintenance and operation of any government agency that must be made by the public irrespective of specific violations are: a. Costs of depositions to include court reporter fees, transcripts and out of jurisdiction . travel $ b. Out of jurisdiction travel costs for case related investigation $ c. Other investigative costs $ d. Mental health status examinations $ e. Other expert witness fees $ f. Other costs (must be specified) $ . . . . . 3. Assessment of fees and costs by the Court will be made at the sentencing hearing by the Court. Amounts ordered by the Court as attorney's fees or costs are paid to the County, not to the Special Public Defender/Public Defender or his employees. 4. By signing this Motion, the defendant acknowledges: 2000 © American LegalNet, Inc. a. Receiving notice of this Motion, b. Receiving notice of the opportunity to be heard on the Motion at the sentencing hearing and that the judgment of the Court will be made on this Motion at the sentencing hearing in this case, c. Being advised that there is a right to a hearing to contest the amount of any lien that may be imposed by the Court at the sentencing hearing with such hearing to be set by the Court within 30 days of the date of sentencing, and d. The entitlement to be represented by counsel, but not appointed counsel, at a hearing to contest the lien. 5. The costs incurred and time itemized on the statement attached hereto are true and correctly state the costs incurred and the time expended by me in representation of the above named defendant. WHEREFORE, respectfully requests that this Court assess appropriate attorney's fees and costs against the defendant at the sentencing hearing. Respectfully submitted, Special Public Defender and/or Public Defender Eighth Judicial Circuit The Florida Bar # The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this _____ day of , 200 , by who is personally known to me or who has produced a Florida driver's license as identification and who did take an oath. (type or print name) Notary Public # (SEAL) My commission expires: Defendant 2000 © American LegalNet, Inc.