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                               STATE OF FLORIDA                           10 M~ R-8                M1)g: 44
                                                                                                           )                    Case No.: 482008-CF-0015606-0
                                                v.                                                                              Division 16
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                              CASEY MARIE ANTHONY, OiiA WT en .)F :.                                                            Hon. Stan Strickland
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                                  DEFENDANT'S MOTION FOR DETERMINAnON OF INDIGENCY FOR COSTS

                                                COMES NOW the Defendant, CASEY MARIE ANTHONY, by and through her

                              attorneys, JOSE A. BAEZ and ANDREA D. LYON, and pursuant to Florida Statute, Section
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                              27.52(5), respectfully asks this Court to declare Casey Anthony indigent for costs and in the

                              alternative, partially indigent for costs, and in support thereof:
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 ....                                1. Miss Anthony is guaranteed a right to a fair trial by an impartial jury under the Sixth and

                                               Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and Article I, Sections 9, 16,
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                                ..- . and 22 of the Florida Constitution.
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                                  2. On October 14,2008, Mjss Anthooy was indicted on (he charge of first degree murder
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                                               and taken into custody. She has been incarcerated in the Orange County Jail since that

                                               date. Miss Anthony does not have sufficient funds to pay for the costs associated with

                                               her defense.

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:~                               3. Florida Statute Section 27.52 (5) authorizes Miss Anthony to move this court for a
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                                               detennination that she is indigent for costs. The relevant section of the statute provides:

                                                      A person who is eligible to be represented by a public defender under s. 27.51 but
                                                      who is represented by private cOWlsel not appointed by the court for a reasonable
                                                      fee as approved by the cow1, on a pro bono basis, or who is proceeding pro se,
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                                                      may move the court for a detennination that he or she is indigent for costs and




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                                                                                                   ss. 29.006 and
                            eligible for the provision of due proces s services, as prescr ibed by
                            29.007, funded by the state.

                            Fla Stat. §27.52(5)
                                                                                       es to be provided
             4. Florid a Statute, Subsection 29.006 prescribes the due proces s servic
                                                                                          able anticipated
                    upon a determination ofindi gency . Under Subsec tion 29.006 , reason
                                                                                             gative costs for both
                    costs include but are not limited to: the service of subpoe nas, investi
                                                                                                ce, and transcripts .
                    guilt and senten cing. travel, hiring experts to interpr et forensic eviden

                    Fla. Stat. §§29.0 06
                                                                             a determ ination of
             5. Here, as Ms. Lyon appears pro bono, Miss Antho ny only seeks
                                                                                           of cOlUlsel and due
                    indigency to cover the costs necessary to ensure adequa te assista nce

                    proces s of law.
                                                                                         s the trial court to
             6. In determ ining indige nt status, Florida Statute Sectio n 27.52 require
                                                                                         well as the
                    consid er the probab le expense and burden of defend ing the case as
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                    defend ant's income.
                                                                                       as the case has
             7. The costs of defend ing this case have increased beyon d anticip ation
                                                                                       no incom e dwing the
                    becom e increasingly complex. Further, Miss Antho ny has receiv ed
                                                                                             rd of care require d
                    time that she has been incarcerated . In order to meet the unique standa

                    for a capital defense, Miss Antho ny must be found indige nt for costs.
                                                                                as prescr ibed under
            8. The Affida vit of Attorn ey's Fees from Miss Antho ny, attach ed
                                                                                           Ms. Lyon has been
                    Sectio n 27.52 (5)(a)(2), indicates that the $22,50 0 has been paid to
                    L      .                                                                as transcripts,
                    used directly to cover those costs outlined by subsec tion 29.006 such
                                                                                      has been and
                 . travel, and investigation. Ms. Lyon has not received any fees. She

                    continues to appear pro bono.




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                                                                                  shall consid er the
          9. Under Sectio n 27.52 (5)(b)(6) in review ing this motion , the court
                                                                                   Ms. Lyon has never
              amotmt of any attorney'S fees and who is paying the fees. Given that
                                                                                          ary to ensure an
              received fees, and Miss Antho ny is indigent, the reques t for costs necess

              adequate defense is reasonable.
                                                                                     Supreme Court has
          J O. Miss Antho ny is charged with a capital offense and the United States
                                                                                    requires a higher
              consistently held that the death penalty is a unique punish ment that
                                                                                         e that this
              standard of care. Further) the Florida Rules of Criminal Proced ure provid
                                                                                      lar, the rules state
              ,standard of care be hlgher than those for noncapital cases; in particu
                                                                                 for prepar ation." Fla.
          (, that death penalty counsel must have "adequ ate time and resour ces
                                                                                        ial to meet that
              R. Crim. P. 3.112(a). The detenn ination ofindi gency for costs is essent
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              higher standard of care and to provide adequate assistance of cotmse
                                                                             a half. He has
         11. Mr. Baez has been representing Miss Anthony for over a year and
                                                                                 representation. All
              expended many hours ensuring that she have adequate and effecti ve
                                                                                 ncy must be
              of Miss Antho ny's resources are exhausted. Miss Antho ny's indige
                                                                                   care required for
              recognized so that her defense may continue to meet the standa rd of

              S,l;lpitai.:cases.
                                                                                    s and worked with
         12. Over the past ten months, Ms. Lyon has built relationships with expert
                                                                                   of care required, and
              investigators in order to provide Miss Antho ny the unique standa rd
                                                                                 a relationship that is
              to facilitate the relationship between Ms. Lyon and Miss Antho ny-

              the very fotmdation of adequate assistance.
                                                                               care and will go directly
         13. These costs are necessary to maintain that necessary standa rd of
                                                                                        ary depositions.
              to expert witnesses, investigative costs, travel, transcripts, and necess
                                                                                     risk associated
              Without a determination of indigency to cover all necessary costs, the




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                                                                                           are too great to
                 with delay and the potential for Constitutionally inadeq uate assista nce

                 ignore .
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              14. In suppor t for her motion , Miss Antho ny submi ts the follow ing

                 a. A compl eted application as prescribed by section 27.52 (5)(a)( l).
                                                                                        and the source of
                 b. An affidavit attesting to the estimated amoun t of attorn ey's fees

                     payme nt for these fees as prescr ibed by section 27.52 (5)(a)(2).



                                                                        this motion and declare her
      WHER EFOR E, Miss Antho ny respectfully requests this Court grant

      indigent, or in the alternative partial ly indigent, for costs.



                                                 Respectfully submitted,




                                                                                            e attorneys for
                                                                                          HONY .




     Dated:       3 .. ~-                  ,2010

     Profes sor Andre a D. Lyon
     Direct or, Center for Justice in Capital Cases
     DePau l University Colleg e of Law
     14 E. Jackso n Blvd., First Floor
     (Mailing Addre ss: 1 E. Jackso n Blvd.)
     Chicago ,~ Illinoi s 60604
     312-36 2'- 8402 (phone )
     312-36 2-6918 (fax)

     Jose A. Baez
     The Baez Law Finn



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      522 Simpson Road
      Kissimmee, Florida 34744
      407 -7~5-2626 (phone)
      40?:'09 ?;:·2625 (fax)


                                            CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
                                                                                   furnished to the
             I HERE BY CERT IFY that a copy of the above and foregoing has been
                                                                             a 32801, and to the
      Office of the State Attorney, 415 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florid
      Justice Admin istrativ e Comm ission, 227 N. Brono ugh Street, Suite
                                                                           2100, Tallahassee, FL
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      32301; via facsimile and lor U.S. Mail on this S- day of March ,




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                                                           522 Simps on Road
                                                           Kissinunee. Florida 34744
                                                           Tel.: (407) 705-26 26
                                                           Fax: (407) 705-26 25




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  DefendsnUMlnor Child
                                                                                             APPLICATION FOR CRIMINAL INDIGENT STATUS

  -;:z-' AM SEEKING THE                                APPO~~MENT OF THE PUBLIC DEFENDER

 ?               I HAVE A PRIVATE ATTORNEY ORAM SELF-REPRESENTED AND SEEK DETERM
                                                                                INATION OF INDIGENCE STATUS FOR COSTS
                                                                                                                                                                             tl9~inst all real or pGrsonai
                                                                                          and coSlSfdue process seNices a(9 not free. A judgment and lien may be Imposed
  NotJco to Applicant : The provision 01 a public defender/court appointed lawyer                                                                                is a SSG.OO fee for esch 3ppl~lion fill
  property you own to pay for legal and other seNice5 provided on         your behalf or on behalf of the person for whom you are making this application. There              It you are a parentlguardr.
                                                                                               10 any costs that may be assessed againsl you at the conduslon 01 this case.
  If the appflcatlon file is nol paid 10 the Clerlc of the Court within 7 days, nwI be added                                 include your income and 9GSllts.
                                                                                          conlBined in this application mU$l
  milking this affidavit on behafl of a minDr ortex~ependent ad14t, thelnforma5on

 1. I have ~depend8nts. (Do nol/nclvde children not Wing Ilt hom9 and rio
                                                                                              no/ inc/urle 8 worktng Spou.s9 or 'fOIJrse/f.)

 2. I have a taka heme in~ome of $                  ~ paid () weekly () bi-wsaldy ( ) semknonthly poymerrts, minus derJucl/OIlS roqWed by Jaw end olhet coon otrJered
                                                                                                                             () monlhly () yearly
     (Take home income equals saiaf)l. ",ag~u                 ses, commJ.sslons, allowClflCe3. overtime, Ups 8fld siirrilar
     sUPPOrl payments)
 3. I ~~9!~~9r rncp,,"pai(i,r) weekly () bI-weakly ( ) semi-monthly () monthly ()


       .
          -- ' Social SecUrity bermfits .......................... Yes $
               Unemploymenl compensa
               Union Funds ..............
                                             tion .. ............... Yes $
                                         .......................... Yes $
 /;P Yi;:·W Wollters compensation.......................... Yes S      Yes
                                                                                                 NO
                                                                                                     .rty: (Cin;le 'YBS' an~ mlln Ute amount if you have/his kind of income, otherwise circle Wo'.)
                                                                                                                    VeleraflS benefit........................... .... Yes $
                                                                                                                    Cnild support or other regular support
                                                                                                                         from famfty members/spouse ......... Yes $._ _ _ _ __
                                                                                                                    Rentsl income .... .. ..................... " .... Yes $                 0
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                                                                           $                                        Ofvldsn.dsorin.terest.......................... Yes $. _ _ _ _ __
 ':'     ' . ·Re!ln!men¥pensions......... ......... .......... .
                                                                                                                    Other kinds of Income noton (he Ilst...... Yes S                         0
             . Trustsorglfls................... .. ................... Yes S                                                                                          ro·



 4.      "·"El~~;:':=~~?:~~:tf"m,,",. -.;~o> ""~~=~~;:i~~~;~;:~~)~~ .~~: ~                                                                  'include expectancy of 8n inlerestln such.property                            Ci:)       ::.::. :;:
                                     money mall(e\ accounts ................. Yes $
                                'EqWty in Motor vehicJes/Boatsl............... Yes $
                                                                                                                                                                                  . .    C')            n                            .      ......
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                                     Other tangible property

 5t;' tb,~yl~~:!~.~llImounl of liabilities lind debts In the amount of $                                                                                                                        :       ~~                ;
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 6: 'l'rii'iaW&:''(Ciltle 'Yes' or 'No.,
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Yes"""-
                                                                                                            ...................................................... ........................... ......
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   .         'i                       Assiolallt1e for Needy Famlllas·CashAssistance......                                                                                                                                        Yes                0



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                                                                                                           Ind~enl status
 A:Per$blr~)hOwingty:~p~.~,i!S falsa U;fcllTl8tion 10 lhe clark or the court in Sgeking II determinaUon of have provtded on this
                                                                                                                                                                      under s. 27 .52, F.S. COIMlits a mlsdemeanor of the first <legree.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Application is true and accurate to the best of
          as'provided}
 punishable            p:t )75.OB2. F.S. or s. 775.083. F.S. I attest that the infonnaUon I
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                                                                                                                         City. State. Zip
                                                                                                                         Phone number


             I,':,'-:!"     .(!"'                                                                                CLERK'S DETERMINATION
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                                                                           d the applicant 10 ba ( ) Indigent ( ) Not Indigenl
 :., .';' , " ~~~~ on the Information in Ihls Application. I have determine
                                                                                untJl relieved by the Court.
_ ;_ _!_ rtle:·publlc Defender Is hereny appointed to me cslie listed above
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Daled1 " ±_ _ _-.,...._ _ day of _ _ _ _ _ _ , 2o _ _
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 i' T(;~ ~il';~'h6                          , JJij~ ;!grm was c;9mpleled with the assistance of
                                                                                                      CIOr1<.lDaputy ClerXIOther authortze<l parson
 fl;'ii:';I~I.',~ <i...i                     ; '(i l )3 ;" •
 f . ,. ,;", ....;.. '_.                    . . rIt                                                                                                 the clerk'$ decl&ion (
                                                                                         A HEARING TIME. Sign here if you want thll judge to revIew
JtPrL:'CI\~ts                           FOUND NOT INDIGENT MAY SEEK REVIEW BY ASKING FOR
rmi:'indig~nt                           ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ __

Duvelcpe d by the FlorlOa Clerks of Court Operations CorporaUo
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                                                                                     IN THE CIRCUrT!COUNTY          C~E TV ((l/fl      JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                                                                                         IN AND FOR    .e.; COUNTY, FLORIDA
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 .:                                                                                                   INDIGENT FOR COSTS AFFIDAVIT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES
                                                                                                               Pursuant to §27.S2(S), Florida Statutes

                                                                                        3ill~MogJg.I1M 01'i                                               (pdnt name), am   repres.nt~d
                                                                                by      ~~                                                                      (name of attorney) In
                                  , : 1'1 '~.' "                                the above entitled action. The estimated amount of fees for the attorney named above

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                                                                                In this case is               it "'2-L      J   S 00                                                   dollars
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                                                                                ($ "'2."2, 0dtt~. The~~~id, to the attorney were or are bei.ng paid by:
                                                                                Name:             ~{j\.J~                                       Relationship:   {(\~~VE
                                                                          . Name:                                                               Relationship: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
                                                              ':c, i'jb oth~r compensation , things                       of value or funds have been paid or are anticipated to be
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                                                                                       in the future to the attorney in this case from any other person or source . The
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                                                                            attorney represents,         ":in        other cases as follows :

f':,
                                                                            Case No:
                                                                            Case No: ________________
                                                                                                       N;'ft                                     Fee : $·-~d-X-I4~fl~--­
                                                                                                                                                 Fee: $
                                                                            Other information: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __
                                                                                                                                                        --------------------
                                                                                        Under penalty of perjury, I deciare that I have read the foregoing Indigent for
                                                                           Costs Affidavit of Attomey's Fees and that the facts stated in it are true .
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                                                                           Dated:                 '3 - "3 - 1(;)
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                       IN THE CIRCUIT/COUNTY COURT OF THE            _4#1.:..--'---___ JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
                                    IN AND FOR          (){?a!1;JG           COUNTY, FLORIDA



                   STATE OF FLORIDA
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                                 INDIGENT FOR COSTS AFFIDAVIT OF ATTORNEY'S FEES
                                          Pursuant to §27.52(5), Florida Statutes

                           ~ ra.seYMaPietll!tm\j                                 (print name), am represented
               by        dtl\e eaez                                                    (name of attorney) in
               the above entitled acti~r' The estimated amount of fees for the attorney named above
               in this case is            -:tl> ~ 5 ) 45 4 .~                                                   dollars
               ($ ~          5"4· , The fees p.    ld or to be paid to the attomey were or are being paid by:
                           ~=~.:f-!..!..LI.o<~~~.L-LC.!....l.!Ioa...~~_ Relationship: ar{[Elf-
              Name: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _-..,.._ _ _ _ Relationship: _ _ _ _ _ _ __
              No other compensation, things of value or funds have been paid or are anticipated to be
              paid in ,the futurn to the attorney in this case from any other person or source. The
              i Homey represents me in other cases as follows:
              ,Case No: 2ro'l?- e,t-"OI3221-t1-0                                        0·00
                                                                        Fee: $,____~====~____
              Case No: _____________                                    Fee: $, _____________
              Other 'information: _____________________________
                          Under penalty of    pe~ury,   I dec/are that I have read the foregoing Indigent for
              Costs Affidavit of Attorney's Fees and that the facts stated in it are true ,
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