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Cooke County, TX | Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

If you were arrested in the greater Cooke County area for allegedly committing a criminal offense, it is in your best interest to exercise your right to remain silent until you have legal counsel. You will want to contact a Cooke County criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.;

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy defends residents and visitors charged with various crimes in Gainesville, Muenster, Lindsay, and many other surrounding areas of Cooke County. Our attorneys will work tirelessly to help you achieve the most favorable resolution to your case that results in the fewest possible penalties.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Cooke County, Texas

Cooke County criminal defense attorney Richard McConathy is admitted to all state courts in Texas and the federal United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Brian Bolton has trained police officers on how to conduct driving while intoxicated (DWI) investigations while he was a Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office.

Our lawyers can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed. You can have our attorneys provide a complete evaluation of your case when you call (972) 233-5700 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.


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Types of Criminal Offenses in Cooke County, TX

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles many different kinds of criminal charges. Some of the offenses that clients are arrested for most frequently include:

  • DWI;
  • Traffic Offenses;
  • Drug / Narcotics Charges;
  • Marijuana Offenses;
  • Theft Offenses;
  • Property Crime;
  • Violent Crime;
  • Sexual Offenses;
  • Family / Domestic Violence;
  • Firearm / Weapon Offenses;
  • Juvenile Crime; and
  • White Collar Crime.

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DWI Defense in Cooke County, Texas

Interstate 35 intersects with United States Route 82 in Cooke County, but United States Route 77 and Farm to Market Road 51 also run through the county. While those are some of the most frequently traveled roads in the county, people are often arrested on other local roads such as Grand Avenue in Gainesville, Mesquite Street in Muenster, or Obuch Street in Valley View.

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents people who have been arrested for their first drunk driving crimes as well as alleged repeat offenders. Our firm also handles such DWI-related offenses as intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault.


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Cooke County, Texas Court Resources

County Court at Law | Cooke County — Texas county courts handles misdemeanor cases involving possible jail time. Visit this website to view arraignment dockets, announcement dockets, weekly dockets, and pretrial dockets. You can also find instructions for completing Texas civil case information sheets.

Cooke County Courthouse
101 South Dixon
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5470

235th Judicial District Court Docket | Cooke County - Felony criminal cases are heard in district courts, which are the trial courts of general jurisdiction in Texas. On this website, you can view a weekly court docket as well as yearly court calendars. As you can see, criminal jury trials are scheduled for the second week of every month in 2018 while civil jury trials are scheduled for the fourth week of every month in 2018 (except for November), and every other week is dedicated to non-jury matters.

Cooke County Courthouse
101 South Dixon, Room 207
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5450

Justice of The Peace | Cooke County - Traffic violations and misdemeanor cases punishable by fines only are handled in the justice of the peace courts. Cooke County has two justice of the peace courts. Use this website to pay traffic citations online, view rules of civil procedure, and access a justice court civil filing fee schedule.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1
320 County Rd. 451
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5463
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2
112 S. Dixon St., Suite 130
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5510

Second Court of Appeals - Cases appealed from trial courts are heard in the Court of Appeals in Texas. The Second Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Cooke County and 11 other counties in Texas. On this website, you can view a court calendar, search cases, and learn more about the court's current justices.


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Cooke County, TX Law Enforcement Resources

Sheriff | Cooke County - The mission of the Cooke County District Attorney's Office is to maintain an office "that values citizens' trust and confidence, which is earned through the fair, honest, and professional delivery of service creating an indestructible relationship with the community." Use this website to check on a person's custody status and submit crime tips. You can also access Cooke County Racial Profile Policy and Reports.

Cooke County Sheriff's Office
300 County Rd. 451
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 665-3471

Cooke County District Attorney's Office - The mission of the Cooke County District Attorney's Office is "to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States and the State of Texas, to prosecute, within the law, all felony offenses over which we have jurisdiction not merely to seek a conviction, but to see that justice is done for all." On this website, you can learn more about Cooke County's district attorney, first assistant district attorney, assistant district attorney, investigator, and clerical staff. Authorized users can access the Cooke County electronic discovery.

Cooke County District Attorney's Office
101 S. Dixon St.
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-5466

Gainesville, TX | Police - The mission of the Gainesville Police Department is "to serve our community with integrity, courage, and professionalism." Use this website to find crime information relating to sex offenders and victims' compensation. You can also access crash reports, file complaints, and learn about crime prevention.

Gainesville Police Department
201 Santa Fe St.
Gainesville, TX 76240
(940) 668-7777

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Communities in Cooke County, TX

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy helps individuals in communities all over Cooke County, including:

  • Bulcher — 76252
  • Burns City — 76272
  • Callisburg — 76240
  • Dexter — 76273
  • Era — 76238
  • Gainesville — 76240, 76241
  • Lake Kiowa — 76240
  • Lindsay — 76250
  • Marysville — 76252
  • Moss Lake — 76240
  • Mountain Springs — 76272
  • Muenster — 76252
  • Myra — 76253
  • Oak Ridge — 76240
  • Pioneer Valley — 76272
  • Rosston — 76263
  • Sivells Bend — 76240
  • Valley View — 76272
  • Walnut Bend — 76240
  • Woodbine — 76240

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Find a Criminal Defense Attorney in Cooke County, Texas

Are you facing any criminal charges in Cooke County, TX, for a felony or misdemeanor offense? Do not delay in seeking legal representation before your first court appearance.

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy assists individuals in Lindsay, Muenster, Gainesville, and several other nearby communities in the greater Cooke County area. Call (972) 233-5700 or submit an online contact form to have our lawyers review your case and discuss all of your legal options during a free initial consultation.

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