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San Patricio County, TX | Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr

If you were arrested for any kind of alleged criminal offense in San Patricio County, it will be in your best interest to immediately seek legal representation. A knowledgeable and experienced San Patricio County criminal defense attorney can help you achieve the best possible outcome to your case with the fewest possible penalties.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents clients all over San Patricio County, including Portland, Ingleside, Aransas Pass, and many other surrounding areas. Our attorneys handle various kinds of misdemeanor and felony offenses.

Criminal Defense Attorney in San Patricio 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 lawyers defend alleged offenders in state and federal courts throughout Texas. You can have them provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case as soon as you call 210-226-1463 to take advantage of a free initial consultation.


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Common Criminal Offenses in San Patricio County, TX

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


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DWI Defense in San Patricio County, Texas

A few of the major highways in San Patricio County include Interstate 37, U.S. Route 77, U.S. Route 181, Texas State Highway 35, Texas State Highway 188, Texas State Highway 359, Texas State Highway 361, and Farm to Market Road 136 (FM 136). Many residents and visitors, however, are arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI, also referred to as driving under the influence or DUI) on other local roads such as Memorial Parkway in Portland, Main Street in Ingleside, or Commercial Street in Aransas Pass.

Regardless of whether a person is facing drunk driving charges for the first time or has been previously convicted of DWI, Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr can fight to possibly get the criminal charges reduced or dismissed. Our attorneys also handle drunk driving-related charges such as intoxication assault and intoxication manslaughter.


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San Patricio County, Texas Court Resources

County Court at Law | San Patricio County — Misdemeanor criminal cases that involve possible jail time are handled by the county court. Visit this website to learn more about the county judge and other county offices. The county courthouse is located in Sinton, which is the county seat of San Patricio County.

San Patricio Court at Law
400 W. Sinton St.
Sinton, TX 78387
(361) 364-9325

36th, 156th and 343rd District Courts — District courts in Texas have jurisdiction over felony criminal cases. The jurisdiction of the 36th, 156th and 343rd District Courts includes San Patricio County and four other neighboring counties. On this website, you can find general information, view a court calendar, and learn more about criminal cases.

Justices of The Peace | San Patricio County — Traffic violations and Class C misdemeanor cases punishable by fine only are handled by justice of the peace courts. San Patricio County’s justice of the peace courts are divided into six precincts. Visit this website to make online payments for each justice of the peace court.

Precinct 1
300 N. Rachal Ave.
Sinton, TX 78387
(361) 364-9620

Precinct 2
210 Voss Ave.
Odem, TX 78370
(361) 587-3600

Precinct 4
900 Austin St.
Portland, TX 78374
(361) 587-3620

Precinct 5
618 N. Frio St.
Mathis, TX 78368
(361) 587-3640

Precinct 6
911 S. Commercial St.
Aransas Pass, TX 78336
(361) 587-3660

Precinct 8
215 McIntyre Ave.
Taft, TX 78390
(361) 587-3680

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


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San Patricio County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

San Patricio County Sheriff's Office — The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in San Patricio County. Visit this website to find information on missing Texas children. You can also check the custody status of an alleged offender.

San Patricio County Sheriff
300 N. Rachal St.
Sinton, TX 78387
(361) 364-9600

District Attorney | San Patricio County — The district attorney represents the state in the prosecution of felony criminal cases. The district attorney also helps law enforcement investigate criminal cases and presents cases to grand juries.

San Patricio County District Attorney
400 W. Sinton St., Room 233
Sinton, TX 78387
(361) 364-9390

Sinton Police Department — The Sinton Police Department employs 11 full-time sworn officers and one civilian employee. On this website, you can learn more about the chief of police, report a crime, and submit a complaint or commendation. You can also download various online documents.

Sinton Police Department
217 E. Market St.
Sinton, TX 78387
(361) 364-4400


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San Patricio County, Texas Crime Statistics

San Patricio 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

10

14

158

431

1,255

78

2014

1

14

26

191

532

1,356

112

2013

2

32

18

151

541

1,393

96

2012

4

36

16

176

768

1,390

66

2011

3

58

17

148

442

1,347

69


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San Patricio County, TX Zip Codes

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr represents people facing criminal charges in communities throughout in the greater San Patricio County area, including:

  • Aransas Pass — 78335, 78336
  • Del Sol-Loma Linda — 78387
  • Doyle — 78374
  • Edgewater-Paisano — 78368
  • Edroy — 78352
  • Falman-County Acres — 78336
  • Gregory — 78359
  • Ingleside — 78362
  • Ingleside on the Bay — 78362
  • Lake City — 78368
  • Lakeshore Gardens-Hidden Acres — 78368
  • Lakeside —76108, 76135
  • Mathis — 78368
  • Morgan Farm Area — 78387
  • Odem — 78370
  • Portland — 78374
  • Rancho Chico — 78387
  • San Patricio — 78368
  • Sinton — 78387
  • St. Paul — 75098
  • Taft Southwest — 78390
  • Taft — 78390
  • Tradewinds — 78390

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Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr | San Patricio County, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer

Have you or your loved one been charged with allegedly committing a criminal offense in San Patricio County? It will be critical for you to retain legal counsel as soon as possible.

Goldstein, Goldstein, Hilley & Orr aggressively defends clients in Aransas Pass, Ingleside, Portland, and several nearby communities in San Patricio County. Call 210-226-1463 or complete an online contact form today to schedule a free, confidential consultation that will allow our attorneys to review your case and answer all of your legal questions.


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