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

Were you recently arrested anywhere in Johnson County, Texas? It is important that, if you are detained by law enforcement, you exercise your right to remain silent until you have obtained legal counsel. 

Contact Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy as soon as possible. Our criminal defense lawyers can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or dismissed.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Johnson County, Texas

Richard McConathy is a criminal defense lawyer who is admitted to all state courts in Texas as well as the federal United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Brian Bolton is a former Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office who trained police officers how to conduct driving while intoxicated (DWI) investigations. 

Our attorneys handle many different types of alleged criminal offenses and fight to achieve the most favorable outcomes that result in the fewest consequences.

Call (817) 422-5350 today to receive a free, confidential consultation that will allow our lawyers to view your case and answer all of your legal questions.


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Common Criminal Charges in Johnson County, TX

Types of criminal charges handled by Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy include such offenses as:


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DWI Defense in Johnson County, Texas

Johnson County is located southwest of the greater Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex (DFW) area and is served by a number of major roadways, such as Interstate 35W (I-35W), United States Route 67, United States Route 287, United States Route 377, Texas State Highway 81, Texas State Highway 171, and Texas State Highway 174. People are often arrested for drunk driving on other local roads such as Granbury Street in Cleburne, John Jones Drive in Burleson, or Main Street in Joshua.

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy also handles such DWI-related offenses as intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, and open container violations. Our firm defends people who have been arrested for drunk driving for the first time as well as alleged repeat offenders.


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Johnson County, Texas Court Resources

County Courts | Johnson County, TX — County courts have exclusive jurisdiction over Class A and Class B misdemeanor offenses. Johnson County has two county courts. Visit this website to learn more about the powers of country courts under Texas state law. 

County Courts at Law
Guinn Justice Center
204 S. Buffalo Ave.
Cleburne, TX 76033
County Court at Law No. 1: (817) 556-6353
County Court at Law No. 2: (817) 556-6395

District Courts | Johnson County, TX — District courts in Texas have exclusive jurisdiction over felony cases. Johnson County is served by three district courts: the 18th District Court, 249th District Court, and 413th District Court. All three courts, as well as the district clerk, are housed at the following location:

District Courts at Law
Guinn Justice Center
204 S. Buffalo Ave.
Cleburne, TX 76033
18th District Court: (817) 556-6820
249th District Court: (817) 556-6830
413th District Court: (817) 556-6870

Justice of the Peace | Johnson County, TX — Justices of the peace handle misdemeanor cases punishable by fines only as well as civil cases in which the amount in controversy is not more than $10,000. Justices of the peace can also issue warrants for search and arrest and conduct preliminary hearings. Justice of the peace courts in Johnson County are divided into four precincts:

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 Dr., Suite 107
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 202-4000 - Extension 2543

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

Tenth Court of Appeals — Any case appealed from a trial court in Texas is handled by a Court of Appeals. The Tenth Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Johnson County and 17 other counties in Texas. On this website, you can view a court calendar, find more information about the court’s current justices, and search cases.


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Law Enforcement Resources in Johnson County, TX

Sheriff's Office | Johnson County, TX — The mission of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office is "to be responsive to the calls for services from the citizens of Johnson County, regardless of the nature of the call or the standing of the caller," and also to be fiscally responsible. Visit this website to learn more about the office's specialized units, patrol division, and criminal investigations division. You can also find information about the warrants/transport unit.

Johnson County Sheriff's Office
1102 E. Kilpatrick St.
Cleburne, TX 76031
(817) 556-6058

District Attorney | Johnson County, TX — The district attorney represents the state in criminal cases and works with law enforcement officers in the investigation and preparation of cases to be heard before the criminal courts. The county attorney represents the state in misdemeanor criminal cases, and the district attorney represents the state in felony cases. On this website, you can learn more about Johnson County's county attorney and district attorney.

District Attorney
Guinn Justice Center
204 S. Buffalo Ave.
Cleburne, TX 76033
(817) 556-6802

Burleson Police Department — Visit this website to learn more about the Burleson Police Department. You can learn more about open records, community programs, and community resource officers. You can also access crime reports and statistics.

Burleson Police Department
1161 SW Wilshire Blvd.
Burleson, TX 76028
(817) 426-9903 

Police | Cleburne, TX — The Cleburne Police Department website allows you to read recent news and find information about upcoming events. The website also provides an overview of divisions, services, and criminal investigations. You can also find answers to frequently asked questions.

Cleburne Police Department
302 W. Henderson St.
Cleburne, TX 76033v817) 645-0972


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Johnson County, TX Zip Codes

People may be arrested in any one of a number of communities in Johnson County, and Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy defends residents and visitors from such locations as:

  • Alvarado — 76009
  • Briaroaks — 76028
  • Burleson — 76028, 76058, 76097
  • Cleburne — 76031, 76033, 76058
  • Coyote Flats — 76031
  • Cresson — 76035
  • Cross Timber — 76028
  • Crowley — 76036
  • Godley — 76044
  • Grandview — 76050
  • Joshua — 76058
  • Keene — 76031, 76059
  • Mansfield — 76063, 76065, 76084
  • Rio Vista — 76093
  • Venus — 76084

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Find a Criminal Defense Attorney in Johnson County, Texas

If you were arrested anywhere in Johnson County, it is in your best interest to quickly seek legal representation. Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents individuals in Cleburne, Burleson, Joshua, and many other surrounding areas of Jonson County.

You will want to exercise your right to remain silent until you have a criminal defense lawyer. Call (817) 422-5350 or submit an online contact form to have our attorneys provide a complete evaluation of your case during a free initial consultation.

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