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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title V
JUDICIAL BRANCH
Chapter 27
STATE ATTORNEYS; PUBLIC DEFENDERS; RELATED OFFICES
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F.S. 27.512
27.512 Order of no imprisonment.
(1) In each case in which the court determines that it will not sentence the defendant to imprisonment if convicted, the court shall issue an order of no imprisonment and the court may not appoint the public defender or other counsel to represent the defendant. If the court issues an order of no imprisonment following the appointment of the public defender or other counsel, the court shall immediately terminate the appointed counsel’s services. However, if at any time the court withdraws the order of no imprisonment with respect to an indigent defendant, the court shall appoint the public defender to represent the defendant.
(2) The form and contents of an order of no imprisonment shall be determined by rules adopted by the Supreme Court.
History.s. 3, ch. 97-107; s. 5, ch. 2007-62.