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

If you have been charged with allegedly committing any kind of criminal offense in Gonzales County, it is in your best interest to seek legal representation as soon as possible. An experienced Gonzales County criminal defense lawyer may be able to get your criminal charges significantly reduced or completely dismissed.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends individuals in Nixon, Gonzales, Waelder, and surrounding areas of Gonzales County. Our attorneys represent individuals in state and federal courts throughout the Lone Star State.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Gonzales 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 attorneys in Gonzales County handle both misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. You can have our lawyers review your case and help you understand all of your legal options as soon as you call 210-226-1463 to take advantage of a free initial consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Gonzales County, TX

Types of criminal charges that Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr frequently defends people against in Gonzales County include, but are not limited to:


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DWI Defense in Nueces County, Texas

Gonzales County includes several major roadways, including Interstate 10, U.S. Route 87, U.S. Route 90, U.S. Route 183, Texas State Highway 80, Texas State Highway 97, and Texas State Highway 304. While these highways are commonly used by many residents and visitors, people can be arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) on some of the local roads in Gonzales County, including Railroad Street in Waelder, Rancho Road in Nixon, or St. Joseph Street in Gonzales.

Whether your drunk driving arrest was your first or you have been previously convicted of DWI, Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr can help. Our attorneys also handle drunk driving-related offenses such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Gonzales County, Texas Court Resources

Gonzales County Judge — County judges handle misdemeanor criminal cases that involve possible jail time as well as appeals from the justice of the peace courts. On this website, you can learn more about the county judge as well as other county offices. The county courthouse is located in Gonzales, which is the county seat of Gonzales County.

Gonzales County Judge
414 St. Joseph Street, Suite 200
Gonzales, Texas 78629
(830) 672-2327

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

Gonzales County District Clerk
414 St. Joseph Street, Suite 300
Gonzales, Texas 78629
(830) 672-2326

Justices of The Peace | Gonzales County — Justice of the peace courts handle traffic violations and Class C misdemeanors punishable by fines only. Gonzales County’s justice of the peace courts are divided into three precincts. Visit this website to learn about the judges and office hours for each justice of the peace court in the county.

Precinct 1
414 St. Joseph St., Suite 202
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-3734

Precinct 3
311 Hwy. 90 West
Waelder, TX 78959
(830) 788-7762

Precinct 4
603 E. Central Ave.
Nixon, TX 78140
(830) 582-1292

Thirteenth Court of Appeals — The Court of Appeals handles cases appealed from trial courts in Texas. The Thirteenth Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Gonzales County and 19 other counties in Texas. Visit this website to read recent opinions, learn more about the court’s current justices, and view a court calendar.


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Gonzales County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Gonzales County Sheriff — The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in Gonzales County. The sheriff also manages and operates the county jail. On this website, you can find information about missing Texas children.

Gonzales County Sheriff
1713 Sarah DeWitt Dr.
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-6524

District Attorney | Gonzales County — The district attorney represents the state in prosecuting felony criminal cases. The district attorney also helps law enforcement with criminal case investigations and presents cases to grand juries.

Gonzales County District Attorney
415 St. Louis St.
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-6527

Gonzales Police Department — The police department is responsible for the enforcement of state and city laws and the apprehension of criminals in the Gonzales.

Gonzales Police Department
716 St. Paul Street
Gonzales, TX 78629
(830) 672-8686


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Gonzales County, Texas Crime Statistics

Gonzales 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

1

12

1

101

97

266

14

2014

0

9

4

123

132

373

11

2013

1

18

7

98

127

418

12

2012

2

15

4

82

166

351

25

2011

2

13

9

74

141

310

38

2010

0

6

5

33

129

206

21


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Gonzales County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents individuals all over the greater Gonzales County area, including people charged with crimes in the following locations:

  • Bebe — 78614
  • Belmont — 78604
  • Cost — 78614
  • Gonzales — 78629
  • Harwood — 78632
  • Leesville — 78122
  • Monthalia — 78614
  • Nixon — 78140
  • Ottine — 78658
  • Pilgrim — 78159
  • Smiley — 78159
  • Thompsonville — 78959
  • Waelder — 78959
  • Wrightsboro — 78677

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

Were you arrested for an alleged criminal offense in Gonzales County, Texas? You will want to immediately retain legal counsel.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends clients in various communities throughout Gonzales County, including Waelder, Gonzales, Nixon, and many others. Call 210-226-1463 or fill out an online contact form to receive a free, confidential consultation that will allow our attorneys to provide a complete evaluation of your case.

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