The Criminal District Attorney’s Office has a duty to ensure that justice is served in every case by providing quality legal representation. Our office works to reform and improve the criminal justice system and strengthen our community by responding appropriately to lower the incidence of crime in Hays County. To that end, we strive for excellence. We expect competence and professionalism and a commitment to the ends of securing justice without regard to status, race, gender or national origin.
The Criminal District Attorney’s Office represents the State in all felony, misdemeanor and juvenile offenses committed in Hays County. We provide services to merchants and business throughout Hays County with our Hot Check Division. Our Civil Division represents the Department of Family and Protective Services in civil suits affecting parental rights. Additionally the Civil Division provides legal assistance to County Departments, elected officials and the County Commissioners Court while also providing representation for the County in drug and bond forfeitures. We also provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence who are seeking a protective order.
Our Victim Services program is dedicated to providing the best possible direct and personal service to victims of crime and their families. It is our goal to assure those victimized that they have not been left behind by the criminal justice system. We strive to provide a safe place where victims can turn while searching for justice and understanding.
If you were involved in a case in which DNA evidence was used after 1999, please click here for an important notice.
C.C.P. § 39.14(h) disclosures related to current or former law enforcement personnel who may be involved in a case are available for review in the attorney viewing room Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This disclosure list was last updated August 7, 2020. Click here for a copy of the Discovery Request form.
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Criminal District Attorney
Hays Government Center, Suite 2057
712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666