Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties

Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties

CR-2017-008-SC

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF FLORIDA, EVENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR FLAGLER, PUTNAM, ST. JOHNS AND VOLUSIA COUNTIES

Re: Application of Cash Deposit to Fines and Costs

Ref: CR-2017-008-SC

WHEREAS, § 939.17, Florida Statutes, directs the Clerk of Court, under the direction of the Court, to apply money deposited by or on behalf of a defendant upon a judgment for the payment of a fine and costs, toward the satisfaction of such fine and costs and return the remainder to the depositor, and

WHEREAS, the Florida Attorney General’s Office has issued Advisory Legal Opinion #97-24 regarding this subject;

NOW THEREFORE, I, TERENCE R. PERKINS, Chief Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, hereby order the Clerks of Court in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties to apply money deposited by or on behalf of a defendant upon a judgment for the payment of fines and costs, toward the satisfaction of such fines and costs, and to return the remainder to the depositor.

TO BE RECORDED in Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties.

DONE AND ORDERED in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida, this 30th day of June 2017.

/s/ Terence R. Perkins
Terence R. Perkins
Chief Judge

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