Blanchard, OK asked in Criminal Law for Oklahoma

Q: I accepted a suspended sentence for a misd. I was ordered to OCS supervision the DA said I would pay supervision fees

(which she said was 991 fees), court costs, and restitution. Looking at my paperwork it looks like I am required to pay supervision fees to OCS and also 991 fees to the DA does that seem correct?

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David A. Cincotta
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  • Oklahoma City, OK
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A: Yes, except in those counties where the DA's office does the supervision (there are not many of them anymore - because they can make the $40/month for doing nothing). In all other counties, a 991 fee (prosecution reimbursement fee) is a separate fee payable to the DA, and the entity supervising is permitted to charge $40/month in supervision fees. The supervision fees are due so long as you are supervised. The 991 fee is payable for two years unless the sentence length is shorter (such as a one-year suspended sentence on a misdemeanor, only one year of payments should be required).

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