The Office of Finance and Accounting provides accounting, finance, payroll and audit support services to the Judicial Branch. The Director of Finance prepares state financial statements, maintains internal controls, fixed assets and accumulated depreciation, monitors compliance, and distributes the funds appropriated by the Legislature to the courts. It maintains all fiscal records for and processes operating expenditures.
GENERAL FUND AND JUDICIAL BRANCH EXPENDITURES
*Total General Funds received by Judicial Branch in FY'10 included funding to pay for indigent defense ($9,857,048) Net expenditures for Judicial Branch operations, including debt service, were $56,877,884, just 1.98% of total state General Fund expenditures in FY'10.
REVENUE COLLECTED BY THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
Total revenue collected by the Judicial Branch declined by approximately 2% for the second year in a row, after reaching an historic high in FY'08.
REVENUE DISTRIBUTED BY THE JUDICIAL BRANCH
FY'10 Revenue Distribution
Revenue collected by the Judicial Branch is deposited primarily into the State's General Fund and to other dedicated accounts. Sources of revenue include fees, fines, and surcharges, as detailed above.