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

Have you been charged with allegedly committing a criminal offense anywhere in Fayette County, Texas? You will want to retain legal counsel as soon as possible for help achieving the most favorable outcome to your case that results in the fewest possible penalties.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr aggressively defends clients all over Fayette County, including La Grange, Schulenburg, Flatonia, and many other nearby communities. Our lawyers handle various types of misdemeanor and felony offenses.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Fayette County, Texas

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

Our Fayette County criminal defense lawyers represent individuals in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Call 210-226-1463 today to have our attorneys review your case and answer all of your legal questions during a free initial consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Fayette County, TX

Some of the types of alleged crimes that Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr frequently handles in Fayette County include, but are not limited to:


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DWI Defense in Fayette County, Texas

Interstate 10, U.S. Route 77, U.S. Route 90, U.S. Route 290, Texas State Highway 71, Texas State Highway 95, Texas State Highway 159, and Texas State Highway 237 are some of the major highways that run through Fayette County. People are often arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) on smaller local roads in the county such as Jefferson Street in La Grange, Upton Avenue in Schulenburg, or Penn Street in Flatonia.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends clients facing first drunk driving charges as well as alleged repeat offenders. Our lawyers also represent people accused of DWI-related crimes such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Fayette County, Texas Court Resources

County Judge | Fayette County — The county judge hears misdemeanor criminal cases that involve possible jail time as well as appeals from the justice of the peace courts. Visit this website to learn more about the duties of the county judge as well information about the county clerk. The county courthouse is located in La Grange, which is the county seat of Fayette County.

Fayette County Judge
151 N. Washington St., Room 301
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-6469

155th District Court — The district court has jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The 155th District Court serves Fayette County and one other neighboring county. On this website, you can view a court calendar, access daily dockets, and read local rules.

155th District Court
151 N. Washington St.
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-8500

Justices of The Peace | Fayette County — Traffic violations and Class C misdemeanors punishable by fines only are handled by the justice of the peace courts. Justice of the peace courts in Fayette County are divided into four precincts. Visit this website to view a schedule of fines, access driver safety course requirements, and learn how to pay your ticket online.

Precinct 1
1646 N. Jefferson St.
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-3648

Precinct 2
109 N Washington St.
Fayetteville, TX 78940
(979) 378-2573

Precinct 3
216 N. Market St.
Flatonia, TX 78941
(361) 865-3500

Precinct 4
312 Paulus St.
Schulenburg, TX 78956
(979) 743-4041

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


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Fayette County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Sheriff | Fayette County — The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement in the rural areas of Fayette County and is responsible for the incarceration of all persons arrested in Fayette County. On this website, you can find information on missing Texas children. You can also check the custody status of an alleged offender.

Fayette County Sheriff's
1646 N. Jefferson St.
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-5856

Police | La Grange — The mission of the La Grange Police Department is “to improve the quality of life in the City of La Grange Texas and promote the safety and security of our community.” Visit this website to learn more about the department’s various programs. You can also view the police department staff and pay citations online.

La Grange Police Department
243 S. College St.
La Grange, TX 78945
(979) 968-5806

Police Department | City of Schulenburg, TX — On this website, you can view the staff of the Schulenburg Police Department. You can also find a list of code enforcements and security information for events.

Schulenburg Police Department
607 N. Upton Ave.
Schulenburg, TX 78956
(979) 743-2677


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Fayette 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, Fayette County had the following crime rates for the five-year period between 2011 and 2015:

Year

Murder

Rape

Robbery

Assault

Burglary

Larceny

Auto Theft

2015

0

5

3

50

101

204

16

2014

4

11

2

49

104

235

16

2013

2

5

1

25

91

171

18

2012

1

2

3

19

90

176

14

2011

0

6

5

33

129

206

21


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Fayette County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends alleged offenders who were arrested in communities throughout the greater Fayette County area, including the following locations:

  • Ammannsville — 78945
  • Carmine — 78932
  • Cistern — 78941
  • Dubina — 78962
  • Ellinger — 78938
  • Elm Grove — 76871
  • Engle — 78956
  • Fayetteville — 78940
  • Flatonia — 78941
  • Floy — 78941
  • Freyburg — 78956
  • Gay Hill — 77833
  • Halsted — 78945
  • High Hill — 78956
  • Holman — 78945
  • Hostyn — 78945
  • Indian Creek — 76801
  • Kirtley — 78957
  • La Grange — 78945
  • Ledbetter — 78946
  • Lyons — 77863
  • Mulberry — 75476
  • Muldoon — 78949
  • Mullins Prairie — 78945
  • Nechanitz — 78946
  • Oldenburg — 78940
  • Orizaba — 79912
  • Pin Oak — 77351
  • Pine Springs — 79847
  • Plum — 78952
  • Praha — 78941
  • Prairie Valley — 76622
  • Rabbs Prairie — 78945
  • Rek Hill — 78940
  • Rocky Ridge — 78654
  • Round Top — 78954
  • Roznov — 78940
  • Rutersville — 78945
  • Schulenburg — 78956
  • St. John — 76861
  • Stellar — 78949
  • Swiss Alp — 78956
  • Toledo — 75932
  • Waldeck — 78946
  • Walhalla — 78954
  • Warda — 78960
  • Warrenton — 78961
  • Wendt — 78945
  • West Point — 78963
  • Willow Springs — 77331
  • Winchester — 78945
  • Winedale — 78954

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

If you were recently arrested for an alleged criminal offense in Fayette County, it will be in your best interest to immediately seek legal representation. A knowledgeable and experienced Fayette County criminal defense attorney can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents individuals in Flatonia, Schulenburg, La Grange, and several other surrounding areas in Fayette County. Call 210-226-1463 or complete an online contact form to receive a free, confidential consultation that will let our lawyers provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case.

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