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

If you were arrested for any kind of alleged criminal offense in Colorado County, it will be in your best interest to retain legal counsel as soon as possible. A knowledgeable and experienced Colorado County criminal defense attorney can help you achieve the most favorable outcome to your case that results in the fewest possible penalties.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents alleged offenders all over Colorado County, including Columbus, Eagle Lake, Weimar, and several surrounding areas. Our lawyers defend clients in state and federal courts throughout Texas.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Colorado County, Texas

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr are both Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Van Hilley is admitted to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and all state courts in Texas.

Our criminal defense lawyers in Colorado County handle many different kinds of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. You can have them provide a complete evaluation of your case as soon as you call 210-226-1463 to schedule a free initial consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Colorado County, TX

Types of alleged crimes in Colorado County that Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr frequently handles include, but are not limited to:


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DWI Defense in Colorado County, Texas

Colorado County is served by a number of major highways, including Interstate 10, U.S. Route 90, and Texas State Highway 71. Many driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) arrests, however, occur on other local roads in Colorado County such as Fannin Street in Columbus, Main Street in Eagle Lake, or Center Street in Weimar.

Whether you are facing drunk driving charges for the first time or you are an alleged repeat offender, Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr can investigate the circumstances surrounding your arrest and see if any police errors or violations of your rights might lead to the criminal charges being thrown out. Our attorneys also handle drunk driving-related offenses such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Colorado County, Texas Court Resources

County Court | Colorado County — The county court handles misdemeanor criminal cases that involve possible jail time. On this website, you can learn more about the general rules of decorum and courtroom conduct. The county courthouse is located in Columbus, which is the county seat of Colorado County.

Colorado County Courthouse
400 Spring St., Room 107
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-2604

District Clerk | Colorado County — District courts have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The district clerk is the custodian of all records for the district courts. Colorado County is served by the 25th District Court and the 2nd 25th District Court, both of which also serve three other neighboring counties.

Colorado County District Clerk
400 Spring St., Rm. 103
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-2536

Justices of The Peace | Colorado County — Justice of the peace courts have jurisdiction on criminal cases that are punishable by fine only not to exceed $500. Justice courts in Colorado County are divided into four precincts. On this website, you can learn more about the judges for each justice of the peace court, view fine schedules, and access forms to request driving safety courses or driving records.

Precinct 1
2215 Walnut St.
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-2734

Precinct 2
105 E. Main St.
Weimar, TX 78962
(979) 725-8833

Precinct 3
1117 Travis St.
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-8725

Precinct 4
121 N. McCarty Ave.
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
(979) 234-2042

Fourteenth Court of Appeals — The Court of Appeals in Texas hears cases appealed from trial courts. The Fourteenth Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Colorado County as well as nine 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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Colorado County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Sheriff | Colorado County — The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in Colorado County. On this website, you can check the custody status of an alleged offender. You can also find information on missing Texas children.

Colorado County Sheriff's Office
2215 Walnut St.
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-2388

Police Department | City of Columbus — The mission of the Columbus Police Department is “to maintain a safe and peaceful community, envisioned by providing professional, courteous, unbiased, efficient, and effective service.” Visit this website to learn more about the police force and the department’s grant programs. You can also find information about registered sex offenders.

Columbus Police Department
605 Spring St.
Columbus, TX 78934
(979) 732-3351

Eagle Lake Police Department — On this website, you can learn more about the staff of the police department in Eagle Lake. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions and links to the Eagle Lake Code of Ordinances. The website also has a link to demographics and crime rates in Eagle Lake.

Eagle Lake Police Department
200 E. Post Office St.
Eagle Lake, TX 77434
(979) 234-2727


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Colorado County, Texas Crime Statistics

Colorado 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

0

5

4

38

73

185

24

2014

0

6

5

28

62

177

13

2013

2

5

5

22

75

206

22

2012

3

12

3

39

123

268

23

2011

2

5

7

20

123

267

20


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Colorado County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents alleged offenders throughout the greater Colorado County area, including people arrested in the following locations:

  • Alleyton — 78935
  • Altair — 77412
  • Bernardo — 78933
  • Borden — 78962
  • Chesterville — 77435
  • Columbus — 78934
  • Eagle Lake — 77434
  • Frelsburg — 78950
  • Garwood — 77442
  • Glidden — 78943
  • Hillcrest — 78934
  • Matthews — 77434
  • Nada — 77460
  • Oakland — 78951
  • Rock Island — 77470
  • Sheridan — 77475
  • Weimar — 78962

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Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr | Colorado County, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer

Have you been charged with allegedly committing a criminal offense in Colorado County, Texas? You will want to immediately seek legal representation.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends individuals in Weimar, Eagle Lake, Columbus, and many other nearby communities in Colorado County. Our attorneys can review your case and help you understand all of your legal options when you call 210-226-1463 or submit an online contact form to take advantage of a free, confidential consultation.

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San Antonio, TX 78205
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