Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Johnson County

Johnson County is south of Tarrant County and southwest of the greater Dallas–Fort Worth area. The county seat is Cleburne, which is about 55 miles southwest of downtown Dallas and 29 miles south of downtown Fort Worth.

Texas Highway 174 connects Cleburne to Fort Worth while U.S. Highway 67 connects Cleburne to Dallas, and Interstate Highway 35 also runs through the eastern part of the county, further connecting Dallas and Fort Worth. Other major roadways in Johnson County include U.S. Highway 67, U.S. Highway 287, U.S. Highway 377, Texas State Highway 81, and Texas State Highway 171. As of the 2010 census, the population was 150,934 after being 126,811 in the 2000 census, 97,165 in 1990, 67,649 in 1980, and 45,769 in 1970.

The county was named for Colonel Middleton Tate Johnson, who was originally from South Carolina and a legislator in Alabama before coming to Texas. Johnson was a member of the ninth and last Congress of the Republic of Texas, a Cavalryman in the U.S. War with Mexico, a Texas Ranger, and also fought with General Patrick Cleburne in the Civil War. Johnson is actually remembered as the father of Tarrant County.

Johnson County

Criminal & DWI Lawyer in Johnson County, TX

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy regularly defend people arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) as well as many other criminal offenses in Johnson County. Our firm is diligent in its defense against DWI charges and works to help clients achieve the most favorable outcomes to their cases, including dismissals or not-guilty verdicts. We understand the tremendous stress that a DWI arrest places not just on an individual, but their entire family. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy can help restore some peace of mind during this incredibly stressful time.

In addition to DWI cases, The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy also handles a wide variety of other criminal issues. We regularly handle family violence cases, including domestic assault, child abuse, and violations of protective orders. We understand the heightened emotions that are often involved in these kinds of cases and can work to make sure that you are able to achieve an outcome that will allow you to still move forward with your life.

Our firm is also well-versed in a variety of drugs and narcotics cases, including those involving marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and many other illegal substances. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy knows that Texas drug courts can be very intimidating for most people, but we will be by your side in court to help you fight your charges and avoid the most serious consequences. We also handle many drug charges that involve legal prescription drugs and handle all kinds of cases ranging from simple possession to high-level trafficking offenses.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy also handles many kinds of traffic offenses, computer crimes, and federal charges. Our firm represents people accused of theft crimes, property crimes, and violent crimes. We also handle sex crimes, firearm and weapon offenses, and various white-collar crimes.

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

Johnson County Court and Legal Resources

District Clerk | Johnson County, TX — The District Clerk is elected to a four-year term and largely oversees operations in the three district courts in the county that hear civil, family, and criminal cases. The district clerk files and processes all documents in a court case, with responsibilities that include record management, financial officer, vital statistics, jury manager, office management, and continuing education. Use this website to access attorney fee information, a form library, jury information, local rules, and a monthly appointment and fee report.

Guinn Justice Center

204 South Buffalo Avenue
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6839

District Courts | Johnson County, TX — Use this website to access information about the three district courts in the county. District courts have original jurisdiction in all felony criminal cases. The three district courts are the 18th District Court, 249th District Court, and 413th District Court.

County Clerk | Johnson County, TX — All cases heard by the County Court at Law No. 1 and the County Court at Law No. 2 originate with the County Clerk’s Court Section. County Courts At Law have jurisdiction over misdemeanors and traffic appeals. Both County Courts At Law are located in the Ginn Justice Center, and you can use this website to find a link for the Johnson County Collections office, which collects fees such as court costs and fines.

County Courts | Johnson County, TX — Visit this website to learn more about the judges presiding at each of the County Courts At Law. The county court has exclusive jurisdiction over Class A and Class B misdemeanors, concurrent jurisdiction over civil cases where the amount in controversy is moderately sized, and appellate jurisdiction over Justice of the Peace and municipal court cases.

Justice of the Peace | Johnson County, TX — The justice of the peace presides over misdemeanor cases punishable by fine only and civil cases in which the amount in controversy does not exceed $10,000. There is four justice of the peace courts in the county. A justice of the peace may issue warrants for search and arrest, conduct preliminary hearings, and administer oaths.

Justice Of The Peace Precinct 1

226 Featherston St
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6032

Justice Of The Peace Precinct 2

Johnson County Sub-Courthouse
247 Elk Drive, Suite 107
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 202-4000

Justice Of The Peace Precinct 3

Alvarado Sub-Courthouse
206 N. Baugh St.
Alvarado, TX 76009
(817) 558-0111

Justice Of The Peace Precinct 4

Johnson County Courthouse
2 N. Main St.
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6388

Johnson County Law Enforcement Resources

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office — The Sheriff’s Office has the stated mission to “be responsive to the calls for services from the citizens of the county, regardless of the nature of the call or the standing of the caller.” Use this website to find answers to frequently asked questions about paying citations, burn laws, and fireworks. There is also information about Jail, crime prevention, and fraud as well as many forms.

1102 E. Kilpatrick Street
Cleburne TX 76031
(817) 556-6060

Cleburne Police Department — The Cleburne Police Department is a full-service municipal police agency with 54 sworn (civil service) officers, 30 reserve officers, and 19 civilian employees. Use this website to learn more about the different divisions of the police department, including patrol, traffic, criminal investigations, crime scene and property, communications, records, sex offenders, and crime prevention. You can also request a copy of your police report and find stolen vehicle forms.

302 W. Henderson Street
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 645-0972

Constables | Johnson County, TX — Johnson County has four elected Constables who serve four-year terms. Each Constable has its own deputies and clerks, and they participate actively in criminal investigations and assist other law enforcement agencies with more jurisdiction and authority than most other officers in Texas. Constables specialize in the enforcement of civil law, enforcing judgments rendered in civil cases, such as evictions, divorces, child custody, and property disputes as well as seizing and selling personal property of defendants.

Constable Precinct 1

3390 FM 1434
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6163

Constable Precinct 2

Burleson Sub-Courthouse
247 Elk Drive
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 558-0111

Constable Precinct 3

Alvarado Sub-Courthouse
206 N. Baugh St.
Alvarado, TX 76009
(817) 558-0111

Constable Precinct 4

Johnson County Courthouse
2 N. Main St
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6363

Incorporated Cities in Johnson County

Incorporated cities include Alvarado, Briaroaks, Cleburne, Coyote Flats, Godley, Grandview, Joshua, Keene, and Rio Vista. Burleson is also largely in Johnson County although a portion is in Tarrant County, Cresson has portions in the county, Hood County, and Parker County, Crowley has a small part but is largely in Tarrant County, and Mansfield is largely in Tarrant County but has parts in Johnson County and Ellis County. The towns of Cross Timber and Venus (which has a small part in Ellis County) are also located in Johnson County.

Unincorporated Cities in Johnson County

Unincorporated communities in Johnson County include Bono, Egan, Lillian, and Parker.

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

Are you currently seeking a lawyer for help with a recent arrest anywhere in Johnson County? You will want to contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy for experienced and dedicated representation in court so you can have the best chance possible of a favorable case outcome.

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