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Criminal Law: Costs-Motion to Retax-Statutory Authority

Where a defendant challenged the denial of his motion to retax costs associated with his criminal trial, arguing that the trial court erred in ordering that he owed a $774 balance, the judgment is reversed and remanded because the county lacked express statutory authority to seek or recover court costs directly from the defendant. Judgment is ...