Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Hunt County

Hunt County is east of Collin County and northeast of Dallas and Fort Worth. The county seat of Hunt County is Greenville, which is about 50 miles from Dallas and about 80 miles from Fort Worth.

Major highways in the county include Interstate 30, U.S. Highway 67, U.S. Highway 69, U.S. Highway 380, Texas State Highway 11, Texas State Highway 24, Texas State Highway 34, Texas State Highway 50, Texas State Highway 66, Texas State Highway 224, Texas State Highway 276, Texas State Highway Loop 178, and Texas State Highway Spur 302. As of the 2010 census, Hunt County’s population was 86,129 after being 76,596 in the 2000 census, 64,343 in 1990, 55,248 in 1980, and 47,948 in 1970. 

The county was named after Memucan Hunt, Jr., the First Minister of Texas to the United States. He also served as Texas Secretary of the Navy from December 1838 to May 1839. President David G. Burnet appointed Hunt brigadier general in August 1836 and President Sam Houston appointed him agent to the United States to assist William H. Wharton in securing the recognition of Texas. He was inspector general of the army and then adjutant general in the Somervell expedition in 1842.

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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Hunt County, TX

One of the most common criminal charges people deal with in Hunt County is driving while intoxicated (DWI), and a DWI arrest often has the potential to cause a wide array of problems for most people. Establishments such as the Ashen Rose, Brass Rail, and Drunken Mule Saloon can be common locations that DWI offenders may be coming from, but many other people could simply be arrested after leaving private residences in the county. Wherever you might have been consuming alcohol, you need to know what your rights are and The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy will fight to protect them.

Our firm handles far more than just drunk driving cases though. We also handle many kinds of drugs and narcotics charges, including cases involving both illegal and legal drugs. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy regularly handle a wide variety of different drug crimes, from possession to sale to trafficking offenses. Our firm knows how to attack these kinds of cases and can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy is also very familiar with domestic violence or family violence cases and the litany of problems such arrests can create for the individuals involved. We are well aware of the intensely personal nature of these kinds of charges and we can work with you to achieve a favorable outcome that will still allow you to maintain some semblance of family life without having to sacrifice any of your freedoms. We have handled all kinds of family violence charges, from stalking to domestic assault to child abuse, and many more.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles an assortment of other criminal charges as well, from firearm and weapon offenses to property crimes to common traffic offenses. You can count on us to help you with theft crimes, computer crimes, and violent crimes. We also have experience helping people accused of sex crimes and white-collar crimes, but we also represent individuals facing federal charges.

Contact the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today at (972) 233-5700 for a consultation about your alleged offense in Hood County, TX, and surrounding areas. Our firm will work to get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

Hunt County Court and Legal Resources

Hunt County District Clerk — Hunt County has two district courts, and the district clerk performs the constitutional duties as registrar, recorder, and custodian of all court pleadings, instruments, and papers that are part of any legal cause of action in any district court. Visit this website to view the county jury plan, submit a records request, and learn about filing fees. You can also find self-help resources and questions and answers regarding e-filing.

Hunt County Courthouse

2507 Lee Street, 2nd Floor
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 408-4172

Hunt County District Courts — The district courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction of Texas in all felony criminal cases, divorce cases, cases involving title to land, election contest cases, civil matters in which the amount in controversy is $200 or more, and any matters in which jurisdiction is not placed in another trial court. The district courts in Hunt County are the 196th District Court and the 354th District Court. Use this website to view local rules and standing orders.

196th District Court

2507 Lee Street, 3rd Floor
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 408-4190

354th District Court

2507 Lee Street, 3rd Floor
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 408-4194

Hunt County Clerk — The county clerk is the record keeper and Registrar for the county, Commissioners Court, County Court, and County Courts at Law. You can use this website to find self-help resources and self-help notices as well as county clerk, sheriff, and constable fees. You can also find local government officer disclosure statements.

Hunt County Courts at Law — The County Courts at Law have jurisdiction over Class A and Class B misdemeanor cases. They also have concurrent jurisdiction with District Courts in felony cases to conduct arraignments and pretrial hearings, accept guilty pleas and conduct jury trials on assignment from District Courts. Use this website to find bail bond board information, search for your case, and learn more about criminal, civil, and mental appointments.

County Court at Law No. 1

Hunt County Courthouse
2507 Lee Street, 4th Floor Room 400
Greenville, Texas 75401
(903) 408-4200

County Court at Law No. 2

Hunt County Courthouse
2507 Lee Street, 2nd Floor Rm 205
Greenville, Texas 75401
(903) 408-4234

Hunt County Justice of the Peace Court — Justice of the peace courts have original jurisdiction in Class C misdemeanor criminal cases, which are punishable by fines only. A justice of the peace can also issue search or arrest warrants. Use this website to view rules for justice court cases, a fee schedule, and a precinct map as well as pay traffic citations.

Precinct 1 Place 1

2801 Stuart St.
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 453-6922

Precinct 1 Place 2

2801 Stuart St.
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 453-6930

Precinct 2

100 Kings Plaza, Suite F
Commerce, TX 75428
(903) 886-6726

Precinct 3

118 E. Main
Wolfe City, TX 75496
(903) 496-7974

Precinct 4

112 East Main
Quinlan, TX 75475
(903) 356-2904

Hunt County Law Enforcement Resources

Hunt County Sheriff’s Office — The mission of the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office is “to protect the innocent, enforce the law and provide a safe environment by working in partnership with the citizens of Hunt County demonstrating that everyone matters.” On this website, you can view a fee list, perform a jail records search, and view a current inmate list. Also, learn more about the Texas sex offender registry and find links to criminal investigations, the patrol division, and the detention center. 

2801 Stuart Street
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 453-6800

Greenville Police Department — The Greenville Police Department is the police department for the city of Greenville and you can use this website to find a number of forms, including affidavits, public information requests, and voluntary statements. Also learn more about the operations support division, patrol division, and criminal investigations division. There are also personal safety tips, accident reports, and online crime mapping.

3000 Lee Street
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 457-2900

Constables | Hunt County, TX — Hunt County has three elected Constables. Constables participate in criminal investigations and assist other law enforcement agencies. Use this website to learn more about service fees and view a precinct map.

Precinct 1 Constable

Sheriff’s Office Building
2801 Stuart St.
Greenville, TX 75401
(903) 453-6891

Precinct 2 Constable

100 Kings Plaza, Suite F
Commerce, TX 75428
(903) 886-7937

Precinct 4 Constable

108 E. Main
Quinlan, TX 75474
(903) 356-4543

Incorporated Cities in Hunt County

Incorporated cities in Hunt County include Caddo Mills, Campbell, Celeste, Commerce, Greenville, Hawk Cove, Lone Oak, Quinlan, Union Valley, West Tawakoni, and Wolfe City. Part of Josephine is in Hunt County but it is mainly in Collin County, and part of Royse City is in Hunt County although it is mostly in Rockwall County and partly in Collin County. The town of Neylandville is also in Hunt County.

Unincorporated Cities in Hunt County

Unincorporated communities in Hunt County include Cash, Fairlie, Floyd, Jacobia, Kingston, Merit, Mexico, and South Sulphur.

Find a Hunt County Defense Attorney for Criminal & DWI Charges | Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

Were you recently arrested for any kind of crime in Hunt County, Texas? You are going to need to have a skilled lawyer on your side and you will want to be sure that you contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy.

Contact the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today at (972) 233-5700 for a consultation about your alleged offense in Hood County, and surrounding areas. Our firm will work to get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.