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Crime news: court appointee and defence cost order claim forms

Digital claim forms CA1 and DCO1 magistrates’ court fastrak claims must be used for all claims from 1 January 2019.


All court appointee and defence cost order magistrates’ court fastrak claims will have to be made on digital claim forms from 1 January 2019.

Where to find the forms

The CA1 and DCO1 forms and accompanying guidance are listed under ‘How to claim back costs’ on GOV.UK:

Claims paid out of central funds

Submitting the form

You should send your claim form and electronic bundle to the corresponding email address:

Further information

Changes to submission of court appointee claims – news story from October 2018 on benefits of digital forms

Published 20 December 2018