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Bastrop County, TX | Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr

Were you or your loved one recently arrested in Bastrop County for an alleged criminal offense? You should avoid saying anything to authorities until you have legal representation.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends clients in Bastrop, Elgin, Smithville, and many surrounding areas of Bastrop County. Our attorneys can fight to possibly get your criminal charged reduced or dismissed.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Bastrop County, Texas

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr have both been Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Van Hilley has over three decades of experience handling various types of legal matters in state and federal courts.

Our Bastrop County criminal defense attorneys help alleged offenders achieve the most favorable outcomes to their cases that result in the fewest possible penalties. You can have them review your case and answer all of your legal questions during a free, confidential consultation as soon as you call 210-226-1463 today.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Bastrop County, TX

Some of the types of crimes that people are frequently charged with in Bastrop County include, but are not limited to the following:


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DWI Defense in Bastrop County, Texas

Bastrop County sees a decent amount of traffic and visitors because major roadways such as U.S. Route 290, Texas State Highway 21, Texas State Highway 71, Texas State Highway 95, and Texas State Highway 304 run through the county. Several people are arrested for alleged driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) offenses in Bastrop County on other local roads such as Chestnut Street in Bastrop, Gazley Street in Smithville, and Main Street in Elgin.

Regardless of where you were arrested in the county, Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends people who have been accused of drunk driving in Bastrop County, whether it is an alleged offender’s first arrest or a repeat violation. Our lawyers also represent individuals facing other DWI-related charges as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Bastrop County, Texas Court Resources

County Court at Law | Bastrop County, TX — The county court at law handles misdemeanor cases that involve possible jail time. Visit this website to learn more about the judges and court staff for Bastrop County’s county court. You can also search court records and view local rules for the court.

County Court at Law
804 Pecan Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 581-4277

District Clerk | Bastrop County, TX — District courts have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The 21st and 335th District Courts serve Bastrop County and three other counties while the 423rd Judicial District serves only Bastrop County. On this website for the district clerk, you can also learn more about each of the district courts, their judges, and court coordinators.

Justice of the Peace | Bastrop County, TX — Traffic violations and misdemeanor cases that are punishable by fines only are usually handled by justice of the peace courts. Bastrop County’s justice of the peace courts are divided into four precincts. Visit this website to view a precinct map for the county.

Precinct 1
804 Pecan Street
Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 581-4258

Precinct 2
1624 NE Loop 230
Smithville, TX 78957
(512) 581-7112

Precinct 3
5785 FM 535
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
(512) 332-7288

Precinct 4
1125 Dildy Drive
Elgin, TX 78621
(512) 581-7162

Third Court of Appeals — The Court of Appeals handles cases appealed from trial courts in Texas. The Third Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Bastrop County as well as 23 other counties in Texas. Visit this website to learn more about the court’s current justices, read about recent news, and view a court calendar.


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Bastrop County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Bastrop County TX Sheriff's Office — Visit this website to learn more about the Bastrop County Sheriff's Office. You can download various forms, find visitation information, and read answers to frequently asked questions. You can also learn more about divisions of the Sheriff’s Office.

Bastrop County Sheriff's Office
200 Jackson St.
Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 303-1080

Bastrop Police — On this website, you can find information about the city of Bastrop’s police department. Learn more about the different divisions within the department and get an overview of police services. You can also learn how to submit praise or complaints.

City of Bastrop Police Department
104 Grady Tuck Lane
Bastrop, TX 78602
(512) 332-8600

Police Department | Elgin, TX — The Elgin Police Department is comprised of three divisions: Administrative Services, Criminal Investigations, and Patrol. Visit this website to learn more about the department and each division’s responsibilities. You can also find a staff directory.

Elgin Police Department
202 Depot St.
Elgin, TX 78621
(512) 285-5757


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Bastrop County, Texas Crime Statistics

Bastrop County had the following crime rates for the five-year period between 2011 and 2015, according to data submitted to the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Uniform Crime Reporting Bureau by Texas Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police:

Year

Murder

Rape

Robbery

Assault

Burglary

Larceny

Auto Theft

2015

4

50

33

185

387

1,081

111

2014

3

42

38

161

440

1,066

105

2013

6

30

21

184

362

1,004

125

2012

0

51

20

186

511

1,225

98

2011

3

27

23

315

605

1,095

79


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Bastrop County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents alleged offenders arrested in the following locations in the greater Bastrop County area:

  • Alum Creek — 78957
  • Bastrop — 78602
  • Bateman — 78662
  • Butler — 75855
  • Camp Swift — 78602
  • Cedar Creek — 78612
  • Circle D-KC Estates — 78602, 78659
  • Colorado — 78957
  • Elgin — 78621
  • Hemphill Prairie — 78602
  • Jeddo — 78953
  • Jorden — 78045
  • Kovar — 78941
  • McDade — 78650
  • McDade — 78650
  • Paige — 78659
  • Red Rock — 78662
  • Rockne — 78662
  • Rosanky — 78953
  • Smithville — 78957
  • Togo — 78602
  • Upton — 78957
  • Utley — 78602
  • Wyldwood — 78602, 78612

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Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr | Bastrop County, Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

If you were arrested in Bastrop County for any kind of alleged criminal offense, it is in your best interest to immediately retain legal counsel. Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends clients in Smithville, Elgin, Bastrop, and several surrounding areas of Bastrop County.

Our Bastrop County criminal defense lawyers represent alleged offenders in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Call 210-226-1463 or submit an online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation that will let our attorneys provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case.


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