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

Were you recently arrested in Nueces County for allegedly committing a criminal offense? It will be important for you to immediately seek legal representation.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr defends individuals facing criminal charges in Corpus Christi, Robstown, Bishop, and several surrounding areas of Nueces County. Our attorneys represent alleged offenders in state and federal courts throughout Texas.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Nueces County, Texas

Gerry Goldstein and Cynthia Orr have both been 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 San Patricio criminal defense attorneys handle various kinds of misdemeanor and felony offenses. Call (210) 226-1463 right now to set up a free initial consultation that will allow our lawyers to provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case.


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Common Criminal Offenses in Nueces County, TX

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents people accused of various crimes in Nueces County, including—but not limited to:


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DWI Defense in Nueces County, Texas

Interstate 37, U.S. Route 77, U.S. Route 181, Texas State Highway 35, Texas State Highway 44, Texas State Highway 286, Texas State Highway 357, Farm to Market Road 43 (FM 43), Farm to Market Road 70 (FM 70), Farm to Market Road 624 (FM 624), Farm to Market Road 665 (FM 665), and Farm to Market Road 666 (FM 666) are some of the major highways that run through Nueces County, with Interstate 69E also planned to pass through the county. Several driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) arrests, however, occur on other local roads such as South Padre Island Drive in Corpus Christi, Western Avenue in Robstown, or Main Street in Bishop.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr handles first DWI cases as well as alleged repeat offenses. Our attorneys also represent individuals accused of drunk driving-related crimes such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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Nueces County, Texas Court Resources

Nueces County | County Courts at Law — County courts in Texas hear misdemeanor criminal cases that involve possible jail time. Nueces County has five county courts at law, four of which are located in the Nueces County Courthouse. Visit this website to learn more about the judges for each of these courts.

County Court at Law 1
901 Leopard St., Room 701
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0344

County Court at Law 2
901 Leopard St., Room 702
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0596

County Court at Law 3
901 Leopard St., Room 703
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0466

County Court at Law 4
901 Leopard St., Room 704
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0237

County Court at Law 5
2310 Gollihar Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
(361) 561-6056

Nueces County | District Clerk — District courts in Texas have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The district clerk is the custodian of all records for the district courts. Nueces County is served by the 105th District Court, which also serves two other neighboring counties, as well as the 28th, 94th, 117th, 148th, 214th, 319th, and 347th District Courts, all of which serve only Nueces County.

Nueces County District Clerk
901 Leopard St., Room 313
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0450

Nueces County | Justices of the Peace — Justice of the peace courts handle certain traffic violations and Class C misdemeanors punishable by fines only. Nueces County’s justice of the peace courts are divided into nine precincts. Visit this website to learn about the judges for each justice of the peace court, download forms, and find other court information.

Precinct 1, Place 1
901 Leopard St., Room 116
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0201

Precinct 1, Place 2
901 Leopard St., Room 115
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0210

Precinct 1, Place 3
11408 Leopard St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
(361) 241-1222

Precinct 2, Place 1
4626 Weber Rd., Suite 300
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
(361) 853-4079

Precinct 2, Place 2
10110 Compton Rd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78418
(361) 937-2614

Precinct 3
115 S. Ash St.
Bishop, TX 78343
(361) 584-2411

Precinct 4
705 W. Ave. A
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-5660

Precinct 5, Place 1
710 E. Main Ave.
Robstown, TX 78380
(361) 767-5205

Precinct 5, Place 2
1514 2nd St.
Agua Dulce, TX 78330
(361) 998-2231

Thirteenth Court of Appeals — The Court of Appeals handles cases appealed from trial courts. The Thirteenth Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Nueces 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.

Thirteenth Court of Appeals
Corpus Christi Site
Nueces County Courthouse
901 Leopard St., 10th Floor
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0416


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Nueces County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Nueces County | County Sheriff — Visit this website to learn more about the sheriff for Nueces County. You can also find information about the office’s administration, field operations, and jail operations. The website also allows you to view the most wanted suspects in the county and search for sex offenders in your area.

Nueces County Sheriff’s Department
901 Leopard St. # 200
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 887-2222

Nueces County | District Attorney — The district attorney represents the state in the prosecution of felony criminal cases. The district attorney also presents cases to grand juries. On this website, you can learn more about the Crime Victims Assistance program and asset forfeitures.

Nueces County Sheriff’s Department
901 Leopard St. # 206
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 888-0410

Corpus Christi Police Department — Visit this website to file a police report online or learn how to make one over the phone. You can also submit tips anonymously through the city’s Crime Stoppers program. The website also provides an overview of the department’s administration, operations, and investigations bureaus.

Corpus Christi Police Department
321 John Sartain St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
(361) 886-2600


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Nueces 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, Nueces 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

21

306

412

1,684

2,445

9,424

565

2014

28

306

391

1,586

2,665

12,086

608

2013

19

156

403

1,474

2,877

12,350

563

2012

18

194

392

1,567

2,723

11,975

491

2011

13

200

379

1,503

2,987

12,590

501


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Nueces County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr aggressively defends individuals throughout the Nueces County area who have been charged with criminal offenses, including people arrested in the following locations:

  • Agua Dulce — 78330
  • Aransas Pass — 78335, 78336
  • Bishop — 78343
  • Corpus Christi — 78401, 78402, 78403, 78404, 78405, 78406, 78407, 78408, 78409, 78410, 78411, 78412, 78413, 78414, 78415, 78416, 78417, 78418, 78419, 78426, 78427, 78460, 78461, 78463, 78465, 78466, 78467, 78468, 78469, 78470, 78471, 78472, 78473, 78474, 78475, 78476, 78477, 78478, 78480
  • Driscoll — 78351
  • Petronila — 78380
  • Port Aransas — 78373
  • Portland — 78374
  • Robstown — 78380
  • Banquete — 78339
  • La Paloma-Lost Creek — 78380
  • North San Pedro — 78380
  • Rancho Banquete — 78380
  • Sandy Hollow-Escondidas — 78380, 78383
  • Spring Garden-Terra Verde — 78380
  • Tierra Grande — 78415
  • Chapman Ranch — 78347
  • Rabb — 78380
  • Violet — 78380

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

If you have been charged with any kind of alleged criminal offense in Nueces County, it is in your best interest to retain legal counsel as soon as possible. An experienced criminal defense lawyer in Nueces County may be able to get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents clients all over Nueces County, including Bishop, Robstown, Corpus Christi, and many other nearby communities. You can have our attorneys review your case and answer all of your legal questions when you call (210) 226-1463 or submit an online contact form today.


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