The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Wise County

Wise County has a tradition of being tough on crime. The county’s Wise Eyes crime prevention program, implemented in 1993 by famed three-term Sheriff Phil Ryan, was adopted by multiple rural communities throughout Texas as well as other states.

With U.S. Highway 287, U.S. Highway 380, Texas State Highway 101, and Texas State Highway 114 all running through Wise County, law enforcement also arrests many drivers nowadays for driving while intoxicated (DWI). The Romanesque architecture of the J. Riely Gordon-designed Wise County Courthouse helped the Decatur building get added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, but it can be hard for people entering the structure to appreciate that beauty when they are there to face criminal charges.

Wise County Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for drunk driving or are facing some other criminal charge in Wise County, it is in your best interest to immediately contact an experienced criminal defense attorney. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents clients throughout Wise County as well as multiple communities in the larger Dallas area.

We help Wise County residents facing DWI charges as well as people from surrounding counties who were arrested for drunk driving in Wise County. Our firm also represents out-of-state visitors who were charged with DWI while visiting the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

In addition to DWI offenses, Richard C. McConathy and Brian A. Bolton also defend clients against such criminal charges as white collar crime, firearm/weapon offenses, and family/domestic violence. We have handled thousands of criminal cases and aggressively pursue the most favorable outcomes for the people we represent.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy offers a free, confidential consultation to review your case and discuss your legal options. Send us a message online or call (972) 445-4300 right now to see how we can help you.


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Wise County DWI Defense Attorney

A DWI conviction can result in enormously damaging long-term consequences. These can include suspension of your driving privileges, lengthy prison sentences, and required installation of ignition interlock systems in all your vehicles.

Whether you are facing your first, second, third, or any subsequent DWI charge, The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles all types of misdemeanor and felony drunk driving cases. We have a 91% success rate in DWI cases announced ready for trial ever since our firm’s founding in 2002.

If you were arrested for drunk driving in Decatur, Bridgeport, or anywhere else in Wise County, our firm can investigate your case and fight the charges against you. We can explore all possible defenses and work to help you face the fewest possible penalties.


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Criminal Offenses in Wise County

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles several types of criminal charges in addition to DWI cases. We also represent clients who are accused of theft offenses, property crimes, and drug/narcotics charges, including marijuana offenses.

It is extremely important for you to work with a defense lawyer who will stand by you throughout the criminal process. Our firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and working to secure the most favorable resolution to every case.

We also serve clients who have already been convicted and are now accused of violating probation or need assistance getting their criminal records sealed or expunged. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy provides a wide range of criminal defense services for clients all over Wise County and surrounding communities in the greater Dallas area.


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Wise County Legal and Law Enforcement Resources

Wise County Sheriff’s Office — This website contains links to court and Sheriff’s Office public information databases, crime victims assistance, and public notices. You can also find open records request forms and information about the Wise County Jail and Wise Eyes Crime Watch.

Wise County Sheriff’s Office
200 Rook Ramsey Drive
Decatur, Texas 76234
(940) 627-5971

Wise County Court — Dockets, juror information, and forms relating to civil, criminal, and probate/guardianship matters are available at this website. Additionally, there are also Bail Bond Board downloads.

Wise County Court
101 North Trinity
P.O. Box 901
Decatur, Texas 76234
(940) 627-5005

Wise County Clerk — Various court records, including misdemeanor criminal, civil cases up to $200,000, and probate, are maintained by the County Clerk. The office also maintains birth, death, marriage, and property records.

Wise County Clerk
200 North Trinity
P.O. Box 359
Decatur, Texas 76234
(940) 627-3351

Wise County Council On Alcohol and Drug Abuse — This organization helps the Wise County residents who are struggling with drug or alcohol dependence. They do free assessments to help people determine whether they require treatment for their substance and/or alcohol dependence.

Wise County Council On Alcohol and Drug Abuse
105 South Church Street
Decatur, Texas 76234
(940) 627-3921


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Areas In and Around Wise County

Alvord, Aurora, Balsora, Boonsville, Boyd, Briar, Bridgeport, Chico, Cottondale, Decatur, Greenwood, Lake Bridgeport, Newark, New Fairview, Paradise, Pecan Acres, Rhome, Runaway Bay, and Slidell.


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Zip Codes in Wise County

76023, 76052, 76071, 76073, 76078, 76082, 76225, 76234, 76246, 76267, 76270, 76426, 76431, and 76487.


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The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Wise County Defense Lawyer

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