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

Were you arrested for allegedly committing a criminal offense in Hays County? Do not make any kind of statement to authorities without legal representation.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents clients in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, and several surrounding areas in Hays County. Our criminal defense attorneys can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Hays County, Texas

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr have been Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Van Hilley has been handling cases in state and federal courts in Texas for more than three decades.

Our criminal defense attorneys in Hays County aggressively defend people facing misdemeanor or felony charges in courts throughout Texas. They can review your case and answer all of your legal questions as soon as you call (210) 226-1463 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Hays County, TX

Some of the crimes that alleged offenders are accused of in Hays County include, but are not limited to:


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DWI Defense in Hays County, Texas

Hays County is served by such major roadways as Interstate 35, U.S. Route 290, Texas State Highway 21, and Texas State Highway 80, but alleged offenders are frequently arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) offenses on many other smaller local roads. Whether a person was stopped on Hopkins Street in San Marcos, Center Street in Kyle, or Main Street in Buda, it is important to remember that an arrest for alleged drunk driving is not the same as a conviction.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr can review the specific circumstances of your arrest involved an unlawful stop or any police error such as the administration of field sobriety tests or chemical tests. In addition to helping people facing DWI charges for the first time or alleged repeat offenses, our attorneys also represent alleged offenders charged with drunk driving-related offenses such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Hays County, Texas Court Resources

County Courts at Law | Hays County — County courts in Texas handle misdemeanor cases that involve possible jail time. Hays County has two county courts at law. On this website, you can learn more about who serves as the judges for these courts as well as the court administrator.

Hays County Government Center
712 South Stagecoach Trail, Ste. 2292
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 393-7625

Texas District Courts | Hays County — District courts in Texas have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The 274th, 22nd, and 207th District Courts serve Hays County and two other counties while the 428th Judicial District serves only Hays County. Visit this website to learn more about the district courts, their judges, and the associate judges.

Hays County District Judge
110 E Martin Luther King Dr.
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 393-7700

Justice of the Peace | Hays County — Justice of the peace courts handle misdemeanor cases that are punishable by fines only. Caldwell County has six justice of the peace courts (the first precinct has two divisions in the same location). On this website, you can find more information about the staff for each justice of the peace court, a boundary map for precincts, and various downloadable forms.

Precinct 1
712 South Stagecoach Trail Ste 2235
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 393-7871

Precinct 2
5458 FM 2770 at Crystal Meadow Drive
Kyle, TX 78640
(512) 268-3151

Precinct 3
14306 Ranch Road 12, Ste. 11
Wimberley, TX 78676
(512) 847-2000

Precinct 4
195 Roger Hanks Parkway, Suite 2
Dripping Springs, TX 78620
(512) 858-7446

Precinct 5
500 Jack C. Hays Trail
Buda, TX 78610
(512) 295-2700

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


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Hays County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Sheriff’s Office | Hays County — Visit this website to learn more about the current sheriff for Hays County. You can also find information relating to criminal investigations, open records, and public records. You can also read recent press releases.

Hays County Sheriff’s Office
1307 Uhland Road
San Marcos, Texas 78666
(512) 393-7800

District Attorney | Hays County — The District Attorney’s Office represents the State in all felony, misdemeanor and juvenile offenses committed in Hays County. On this website, you can find information about the office’s Civil Division, Felony Division, and Hot Check Division. You can also learn more about the Intake Division, Misdemeanor Division, and Victim Services Division.

Office of the Criminal District Attorney, Hays County, Texas
Hays Government Center, Suite 2057
712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666
(512) 393-7600

Police Department | San Marcos, TX — On this website, you can learn more about the San Marcos Police Department. Find information about the Narcotics Task Force, community services, and victim services. You can also view a department directory, access accident reports, and submit tips and notifications.

San Marcos Police Department
2300 I-35
San Marcos, TX 78666
(512) 753-2108


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Hays County, Texas Crime Statistics

Hays 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

7

75

64

314

593

2,809

235

2014

4

73

48

335

802

2,428

199

2013

4

54

72

353

727

2,490

226

2012

4

47

37

267

799

2,467

177

2011

4

29

53

243

691

2,388

137


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Hays County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents clients in several communities in the greater Hays County area, including people arrested in the following locations:

  • Bear Creek — 78737
  • Buda — 78610
  • Driftwood — 78619
  • Dripping Springs — 78620
  • Hays — 78610
  • Kyle — 78640
  • Mountain City — 78610
  • San Marcos — 78656, 78666
  • Wimberley — 78676
  • Woodcreek — 78676

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

If you were recently arrested in Hays County for any kind of alleged criminal offense, it is in your best interest to immediately retain legal counsel. Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents clients in San Marcos, Kyle, Buda, and many other nearby communities.

Our Hays County criminal defense lawyers represent clients in both state and federal courts in Texas. You can have them provide an honest and thorough evaluation of you case when you call (210) 226-1463 or fill out an online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation.


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