The Form CJA 7 may be used to terminate the appointment of counsel and/or authorize the distribution of available private funds (e.g., for reimbursement of the cost of representation), when the court finds that funds are available from or on behalf of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) client.

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Note: The applicable Form CJA 20 or Form CJA 30 may be used to record the appointment termination date, when an appointment is discontinued by order of the court for reasons other than the disposition of the defendant's case (e.g., not eligible for CJA representation, or substitution of counsel).

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