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

San Antonio is the second-largest city in Texas by population and the seventh-most populated city in the United States. It is the county seat of Bexar County.

If an individual is accused of a criminal offense, whether a resident or visitor to Bexar County, it can be incredibly frightening and stressful to face criminal charges in any one of the courts in this part of south central Texas. Anybody who has been arrested for any kind of alleged crime in Bexar County should not say anything to authorities without legal representation.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Bexar County, Texas

If you were arrested in Bexar County for any kind of alleged criminal offense, it is in your best interest to immediately retain legal counsel. Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr aggressively defends clients all over the greater San Antonio area, including many census-designated places and unincorporated communities.

Our Bexar County criminal defense lawyers can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed. You can receive an honest and thorough evaluation of your case as soon as you call 210-226-1463 to take advantage of a free, confidential consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Bexar County, TX

Some of the alleged offenses that individuals are arrested for in Bexar County include, but are not limited to:


Law Enforcement Agencies in Bexar County, TX

Bexar County is home to many local law enforcement agencies including:

  • San Antonio Police Department;
  • Bexar County Constable’s Office;
  • Alamo Heights Police Department;
  • Balcones Heights Police Department;
  • Castle Hills Police Department;
  • China Grove Police Department;
  • Converse Police Department;
  • Edgewood Independent School District Police Department;
  • Elmendorf Police Department;
  • Fair Oaks Ranch Police Department;
  • Helots Police Department;
  • Hill County Village Police Department;
  • Hollywood Park Police Department;
  • Kirby Police Department;
  • Leon Valley Police Department;
  • Leon Valley Police Department;
  • Live Oak Police Department;
  • Olmos Park Police Department;
  • Selma Police Department;
  • Shavano Park Police Department;
  • Somerset Police Department;
  • University City Police Department;
  • Von Ormy Police Department; and
  • Windcrest Police Department.

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DWI Defense in Bexar County, TX

Bexar County is served by several major highways, including Interstate 10, Interstate 35, Interstate 37, Interstate 410, U.S. Route 87, U.S. Route 90, U.S. Route 181, U.S. Route 281, Texas State Highway 16, and Texas State Highway Loop 1604. The variety of high-traffic roads means that many people are frequently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI, also commonly referred to as driving under the influence or DUI).

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends clients accused of first-time and repeat drunk driving offenses as well as alleged offenders facing such DWI-related charges as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Bexar County, Texas Court Resources

Bexar County Courts —County courts typically handle misdemeanor cases involving possible jail time. On this website, you can find information about the 15 different county courts in Bexar County. Learn more about the judges and court coordinators as well as presiding schedules.

Cadena-Reeves Justice Center
300 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335- 2115

Bexar County Courthouse
100 Dolorosa, Basement, Suite B.21
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335- 2115

Bexar County Justices of the Peace — Justice courts typically handle misdemeanor cases that are punishable by fines only. On this website, you can learn more about the judges for each respective precinct. You can also find information relating to ticket fine schedules, filing fees, and online ticket payments.

Precinct 1
3505 Pleasanton Rd.
San Antonio, TX 78221
(210) 335-4500

Precinct 2
7723 Guilbeau Rd Suite 105
San Antonio, TX 78250-3216
(210) 335-4800

Precinct 3
8918 Tesoro Drive, Suite 300
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 335-4700

Precinct 4
2711 S.E. Loop 410 South
San Antonio, TX 78222
(210) 335-4900

Bexar County Criminal District Courts — District courts have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. Visit this website to learn more about the judges and locations for each of the 10 district courts in Bexar County. You can also find information relating to felony drug court, prostitution court, and magistrate court.

Cadena-Reeves Justice Center
300 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2544

Fourth Court of Appeals — The Court of Appeals handle cases appealed from trial courts. The Fourth Court of Appeals is located in San Antonio and has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Bexar County and 31 other counties in Texas. Visit this website to learn more about the court’s history and its current justices.

Cadena-Reeves Justice Center
300 Dolorosa, Ste. 3200
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2635


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Bexar County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Sheriff's Office | Bexar County, TX — Visit this website to learn more about the Bexar County Sheriff and the office’s staff. You can also find jail activity reports, a list of the most wanted suspects, and answers to frequently asked questions. The Sheriff's Office also provides a monthly brief with data about crime, incidents, and activity.

Bexar County Courthouse
100 Dolorosa
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2011

Bexar County Police, Constable Precinct 3 — Constables are independently elected every four years. Visit this website to learn more about this office and the cities it serves. You can also find various alerts, notices, and downloads.

Bexar County Police
Constable Precinct 3
8918 Tesoro Dr.
Suite 301
San Antonio, TX 78217
(210) 335-4750

Bexar County Criminal District Attorney — The district attorney prosecutes criminal cases on behalf of the government. On this website, you can learn more about the current district attorney, find information relating to criminal complaints, and view the answers to frequently asked questions. You can also learn more about the office’s Conviction Integrity Unit, Child Abuse Unit, and DWI Task Force.

Bexar County Criminal District Attorney's Office
101 West Nueva
San Antonio, TX 78205
(210) 335-2311

San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) — Visit this website to learn more about the SAPD. The website contains an annual report that details command staff, organizational structure, and crime statistics. You can also find information about the SAPD’s Financial Crimes Unit, Homicide Unit, and Special Victims Unit (SVU).

San Antonio Police Department
315 S. Santa Rosa Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78207
(210) 207-7273


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Bexar County, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Year

Murder

Rape

Robbery

Assault

Burglary

Larceny

Auto Theft

2015

112

1,214

2,159

6,009

13,694

64,295

6,861

2014

116

1,212

1,913

5,192

14,867

65,883

7,876

2013

97

761

2,340

6,463

17,355

66,728

7,261

2012

101

651

2,039

5,047

18,596

69,626

7,160

2011

103

578

1,958

5,246

18,427

68,670

6,684


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Areas We Serve in Bexar County, TX

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents visitors to and residents of several communities in the greater Bexar County area, including people arrested in the following locations:

  • Alamo Heights — 78209
  • Balcones Heights — 78201, 78213
  • Castle Hills — 78213, 78216
  • China Grove — 78263
  • Cibolo — 78108
  • Converse — 78109, 78148
  • Cross Mountain — 78255, 78256
  • Elmendorf — 78112, 78223
  • Fair Oaks Ranch — 78015, 78163
  • Grey Forest — 78023
  • Helotes — 78023
  • Hill Country Village — 78216, 78232
  • Hollywood Park — 78232
  • Kirby — 78219
  • Leon Springs — 78257
  • Leon Valley — 78238, 78240
  • Live Oak — 78148, 78154, 78233, 78266
  • Lytle — 78052
  • Olmos Park — 78212
  • San Antonio — 78023, 78073, 78112, 78201, 78202, 78203, 78204, 78205, 78206, 78207, 78208, 78209, 78210, 78211, 78212, 78213, 78214, 78215, 78216, 78217, 78218, 78219, 78220, 78221, 78222, 78223, 78224, 78225, 78226, 78227, 78228, 78229, 78230, 78231, 78232, 78233, 78234, 78235, 78236, 78237, 78238, 78239, 78240, 78241, 78242, 78243, 78244, 78245, 78247, 78248, 78249, 78250, 78251, 78252, 78253, 78254, 78255, 78256, 78257, 78258, 78259, 78260, 78261, 78263, 78264, 78266, 78284, 78285
  • Sandy Oaks — 78112
  • Scenic Oaks — 78006, 78255
  • Schertz — 78108, 78109, 78132, 78154
  • Selma — 78154, 78266
  • Shavano Park — 78230, 78231, 78249
  • Somerset — 78069, 78073
  • St. Hedwig — 78101, 78152
  • Stone Oak — 78258
  • Terrell Hills — 78209
  • Timberwood Park — 78258, 78260
  • Universal City — 78109, 78148, 78154
  • Von Ormy — 78073
  • Windcrest — 78218, 78239

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Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Bexar County, TX 

Were you arrested in Bexar County for allegedly committing any kind of criminal offense? You will want to contact Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr as soon as possible.

We also represent clients after an arrest in Terrell Hills, Brackenridge Park, Hollywood Park, Hill Country Village, Castle Hills, Lincoln Heights, Windcrest, Kirby, Olmos Park, Balcones Heights, Alamo Heights, and Shavano Park.

Our criminal defense attorneys in San Antonio are committed to helping clients achieve the most favorable outcomes to their cases. Call 210-226-1463 or complete an online contact form today to receive a free consultation that will allow our lawyers to review your case and discuss your legal options.


This article was last updated on Friday, November 22, 2017.