Is there a charge for the filing of judicial release in Ohio ?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Ohio
Yes. There is a fee to file the Motion. It ranges depending on the county. But somewhere around $44.00
I tried to be more specific but the site wouldn't allow it. My girl's in prison right now. Her attorney want's $500.00 to file for her & she says that " all the girl's there's attorneys " filed for them for free. I told her that's just not how it works. She feels that her attorney at the time of her sentencing should file for free, but he says that he is no longer " obligated " to her, that this would be a whole new fee.
I see. Well, that might be true. That is dependent on how the agreement read for the representation. I cannot say if that is accurate or not without seeing that agreement. But I can tell you that most times a defense agreement does not include an appeal. It is a separate matter.
This is an attempt to calm my girl down. Her attorney told me, and I was the one paying him, that judicial would be a new fee. What I need from you is what the typical charge is, or would usually be, for judicial release representation. I know what it'll cost me to do it on my own, I just wanna know that I'm not getting screwed. There's a huge difference between $44.00 & $500.00.
I thought you wanted to know how much the fee was to file the Motion. To do the paperwork and get if filed with representation, no $500 is not a bad cost.
20 years practicing law
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