Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Hill County

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Hill County is south of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. It is bordered by Navarro County and Ellis County to the east, Bosque County to the west, McLennan County and Limestone County to the south, and Johnson County in Oklahoma to the north. The county is 84.16 percent white, 7.40 percent Black, 0.44 percent Native American, 0.25 percent Asian, 6.04 percent from other races, 1.71 percent from two or more races, and 13.49 percent Hispanic or Latino of any race.

The county seat of Hill County is Hillsboro, which is about one hour from Dallas and about 50 minutes from Fort Worth. Major highways in Hill County include Interstate 35 (I-35), Interstate 35E (I-35E), Interstate 35W (I-35W), U.S. Highway 77 (US 77), Texas State Highway 22 (SH 22), Texas State Highway 31 (SH 31), Texas State Highway 81 (SH 81), Texas State Highway 171 (SH 171), and Texas State Highway 174 (SH 174).

As of the 2010 census, Hill County’s population was 35,089 after being 32,321 in the 2000 census, 27,146 in 1990, 25,024 in 1980, and 22,596 in 1970. The county saw a peak population of 46,760 in 1910. The county is named after George Washington Hill, secretary of war and secretary of the navy under the Republic of Texas. After attending common schools he received a degree in medicine from Transylvania University. He moved to Texas in 1836 and served as a surgeon at Fort Houston in 1836–37. The latter year he settled in Milam County and was elected county medical censor. There he married Matilda Slaughter. When Robertson County was formed from Milam County, Hill was elected to represent it in the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Seventh congresses. In 1841 he was appointed Indian agent by Sam Houston and the same year moved to Spring Hill in Navarro County. From January 16, 1843, to December 9, 1844, he served as secretary of war and navy in Houston’s cabinet. After annexation Hill resumed the practice of medicine in Navarro County. In 1855 he was appointed first agent for the Brazos Indian Reservation.

Hill County DWI Lawyer

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most common criminal offenses in Texas, and Hill County is no different. Popular establishments in Hill County include Skip’s Irish Pub, Whisky River Saloon & Grill, and Redneck Grill. It is not uncommon for people to be arrested for DWI after leaving private homes in Hill County. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles drunk and drugged driving cases all over Hill County.

People can be arrested for far more than just DWI in Hill County. It may also be possible for a person to face drugs and narcotics charges. The Hill County Sheriff’s Office Drug Enforcement Unit has a responsibility to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the Texas Health and Safety Code, and bring to the criminal and civil justice system of the State of Texas, or any other competent jurisdiction, those organizations and principal members of organizations, involved in the growing, manufacture, or distribution of controlled substances appearing in or destined for illicit trafficking in Hill County. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy defends individuals accused of all sorts of drug crimes.

Another common criminal offense in Hill County is domestic violence, also known as family violence. As the name implies, a domestic violence offense usually involves another member of a person’s home, and protection orders may be issued in these cases that force alleged offenders to stay away from their primary places of residence. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy can help you deal with the assortment of issues that can arise in a domestic violence case and we will be able to help you find solutions to all of the most pressing issues.

You can also count on The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy to tackle several other kinds of criminal cases in Hill County. Our firm also handles sex crimes, white collar crimes, and theft crimes. We also represent people accused of violent crimes, firearm and weapon offenses, and computer crimes. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy also takes cases involving federal charges.

If you are searching for a criminal defense lawyer in Hill County, you will want to be sure that you take the time to speak with The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy. You can have our firm review your case and help you understand all of your legal options when you call (972) 233-5700 or contact us online to set up a free consultation.

Hill County Court and Legal Resources

District Clerk | Hill County, Texas — Visit this website to learn more about the District Clerk. Perform a criminal or civil records search, view local rules, and pay court costs, fines, and restitution. You can also find information on the child support program, protective orders, and adoption criminal history requirements.

Hill County District Clerk’s Office
80 North Waco Street
2nd Floor
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4042

County Clerk | Hill County, Texas — The county clerk serves as the record keeper and registrar for the county. Use this website to find criminal and civil information including fee schedules. There are also training and user guides, and you can also pay criminal court costs, fines, and restitution through this website.

County Clerk
80 North Waco Street
1st Floor
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4030

County Court at Law | Hill County, Texas — Visit this website to find court dockets and view law local rules. There are also an assortment of information links. The Honorable Judge Matt Crain presides in the Hill County County Court at Law.

Hill County Courthouse
1 N Waco St
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4068

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1 | Hill County, Texas — Use this website to pay traffic citations. You can also view a Hill County precinct map. There is also a records request form, rules of the court, and a filing fee schedule.

115 W Jefferson Ave.
Whitney, TX 76692-1853
254-694-3140

Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 | Hill County, Texas — Visit this website to find resources such as a defendant’s answer. You can also read Justice Court Rules of Civil Procedure. There are also Texas rules of evidence, request forms for driving safety courses, and petitions for occupational driver’s licenses.

1 N Waco St
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4025

County Judge | Hill County, Texas — Learn more about the county judge on this website. People who wish to address the court regarding an agenda item or during the public comments section must print and complete the Commissioners Court Public Participation Form on this website. The form must be returned to the County Judge’s Office no later than 15 minutes prior to the Commissioners’ Court meeting.

Hill County Courthouse
1 N Waco St
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4020

Hill County Law Enforcement Resources

Hill County Sheriff’s Office | Hill County, Texas — Learn about county permits and visit a VINE link to check on alleged offender status. You can also read agendas and news items, view a bulletin board, and read about other county offices. There is also a department contact list.

406 Hall Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-5313

Police | Hillsboro, TX — Find information about the Hillsboro Police Department, including the mission statement. You can also use this website to find a crime map, a most wanted list, and crash reports. There is also information about various police documents, including house watch forms, open records requests, parade permits, police escorts for funerals, releases and waivers of liability, street closures, tips on reporting crimes, and wide load/escorts.

214 E. Elm Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Phone: (254)-582-3271

Constable | Hill County, Texas — Constables participate in criminal investigations and assist other law enforcement agencies. Constables are licensed peace officers who perform various law enforcement functions including issuing traffic citations, serving warrants and civil papers, and acting as bailiff for Justice of the Peace Courts. Hill County has four constables.

Precinct 1 Constable
John W. Erwin Annex
200 East Franklin Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4040

Precinct 2 Constable
John W. Erwin Annex
200 East Franklin Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4040

Precinct 3 Constable
John W. Erwin Annex
200 East Franklin Street
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
254-582-4040

Precinct 4 Constable
John W. Erwin Annex
200 E. Franklin Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
254-582-4040

Incorporated Cities in Hill County

Incorporated cities in Hill County include the cities of Abbott, Aquilla, Covington, Hillsboro, Hubbard, Itasca, Mount Calm, and Whitney. Towns include Blum, Bynum, Carl’s Corner, Malone, Mertens, and Penelope.
Unincorporated Cities in Hill County
Unincorporated communities in Hill County include Birome, Brandon, Huron, Irene, Lovelace, Menlow, Peoria, and Vaughan.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Gainesville DWI Attorney

Were you recently arrested for an alleged criminal offense in Hill County, Texas? You cannot afford to underestimate the importance of having an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy can offer a complete defense against whatever criminal charges you are facing and we will work tirelessly to get your charges reduced or dismissed. Call (972) 233-5700 or contact our firm online to have our firm take a closer look at your case and discuss everything with you during a free consultation.