State v. Caro

Summarized by:

  • Court: Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Area(s) of Law: Criminal Procedure
  • Date Filed: 05-04-2016
  • Case #: A157675
  • Judge(s)/Court Below: Per Curiam.

A trial court may not impose a court fee that is not authorized under the law.

Defendant appealed his conviction on three different counts. Defendant argues that the trial court erred by imposing a $60 fee for each count Defendant was convicted of. The Court held that the trial court plainly erred because Defendant's offenses occurred after the passage of a law that removed the trial court's ability to impose those fees. Reversed.

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