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

If you were arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) or another alleged crime in the greater Grayson County area, it is in your best interest to not make any statement to authorities until you have legal counsel. 

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy strategically defends clients facing criminal charges in Sherman, Denison, Whitesboro, and many other nearby communities in Grayson County. Our criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to protecting your rights. We can fight to possibly get your criminal charges reduced or entirely dismissed.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Grayson County, Texas

Richard McConathy is an experienced criminal defense attorney 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, because of his prior roles as the Chief Prosecutor for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, has personal knowledge on how prosecutors handle DWI and criminal cases.

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy will work to achieve the most favorable resolution to your case that carries the fewest possible consequences. You can have our lawyers review your case and discuss all of your legal options as soon as you call (972) 805-8855 today to schedule a free initial consultation.


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Common Crimes in Grayson County, TX

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles many different kinds of criminal offenses. Some of the types of charges our firm sees most frequently include:

  • Grayson County DWI
  • Traffic Offenses
  • First Time Arrests
  • Drug / Narcotics Charges
  • Marijuana Arrests
  • Theft Offenses
  • Property Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Sexual Offenses
  • Family Violence
  • Weapon / Firearm Crimes
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Misdemeanor Charges
  • Felony Charges
  • Probation Violation
  • College Student Arrests
  • Seal / Expunge Criminal Record

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DWI Defense in Grayson County, Texas

Because the Sherman–Denison metropolitan area is also a component of Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (DFW), a number of significant roadways pass through the county, including United States Route 69, United States Route 75, United States Route 82, United States Route 377, Texas State Highway 5, Texas State Highway 11, Texas State Highway 56, Texas State Highway 91, Texas State Highway 289, and Texas State Highway Spur 503.

Several DWI arrests occur on other local roads in Grayson County, like Ricketts Street in Sherman, Tone Avenue in Denison, and Highport Road in Pottsboro. Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy helps people arrested for drunk driving for the first time as well as alleged repeat offenders.

Our firm also handles many DWI-related crimes, including open container violations, intoxication manslaughter, and intoxication assault.


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Grayson County, Texas Court Resources

County Court | Grayson County — County courts handle Class A and Class B misdemeanor offenses. Grayson County has two county courts. On this website, you can also find a probate fee schedule and probate or guardianship forms.

Grayson County Justice Center
County Courts at Law Coordinator
200 S. Crockett St.
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 813-4200

District Clerk | Grayson County — The District Clerk maintains records of the district courts. District courts in Texas are trial courts of general jurisdiction that hear felony criminal cases. Grayson County is served by three district courts: the 15th District Court, 59th District Court, and 397th District Court. All three district courts share the same address:

Grayson County Justice Center
District Clerk's Office
200 S. Crockett St. Ste. 120A
Sherman, TX 75090
903) 813-4352

Justice Court Rules | Grayson County — Justice of the peace courts have jurisdiction in misdemeanor criminal cases punishable by fines only. View the full text of rules adopted for justice court cases as the result of the 82nd Texas Legislature passing House Bill 791 (HB 79), a major court reorganization bill, in 2011. Grayson County's justice of the peace courts are divided into four precincts:

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

Grayson County Courthouse
100 W. Houston St., Suite 27
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 813-4346

Justice of the Peace Precinct 2

Branch Office Building
101 W. Woodard St.
Denison, TX 75021v(903) 465-0984

Justice of the Peace Precinct 3

West Government Center
509 North Union St.
Whitesboro, TX 76273v(903) 564-3550

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4

South Government Center
117 S. Main St.
Van Alstyne, TX 75495
(903) 482-6543

Fifth Court of Appeals — Cases appealed from trial courts are heard in Courts of Appeals, of which Texas has 14. The Fifth Court of Appeals has intermediate appellate jurisdiction of cases appealed from lower courts in Grayson County and five other counties in Texas. On this website, you can learn more about the court’s current justices, search cases, and view a court calendar.


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Law Enforcement Resources in Grayson County, TX

Sheriff's Office | Grayson County — The Office of the Sheriff in Grayson County is responsible for "being the responding law enforcement agency for approximately one-third of the County’s population including the unincorporated areas and three small towns, which do not have police departments." Special units at the Sheriff’s Office include the Special Response Team (SRT), the Special Operations Response Team (SORT), and the Grayson County Sheriff’s Dive Team. Visit this website to learn more about public information requests, crime prevention programs, and sex offenders.

Grayson County Sheriff's Office
Grayson County Justice Center
200 S. Crockett St.
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 813-4200

District Attorney | Grayson County — The District Attorney's Office represents the state of Texas and victims of crime in the prosecution of felony and juvenile offenses committed in Grayson County. Use this website to learn more about the District Attorney's Office Hot Check department and Victim Services Division. You can also access the Grayson County Law Library.

Grayson County District Attorney's Office
Grayson County Justice Center
200 S. Crockett St., Suite 116A
Sherman, Texas 75090
903) 813-4361

Police | City of Sherman, TX — The mission of the Sherman Police Department is to "prevent, reduce and disrupt crime and disorder by aggressive, professional and compassionate enforcement of the law." On this website, you can view a listing of the most wanted suspects in Sherman. You can also find information about criminal investigations, the Municipal Court of the City of Sherman, and media releases. 

Sherman Police Department
317 S. Travis St.
Sherman, TX 75090
(903) 892-7280

Police Department | Denison, TX — Visit this website to learn more about the Denison Police Department. Access a crime statistics report, learn more about the Crime Stoppers Program, and find various forms. You can also find information about the agency's criminal investigations division and patrol division.

Denison Police Department
108 W. Main St.
Denison, TX 75020
(903) 465-2422


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Areas In and Around Grayson County

People may be arrested in any one of a number of communities in Grayson County. Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents residents and visitors in such areas as:

  • Bells — 75414
  • Collinsville — 76233
  • Denison — 75020, 75021
  • Dorchester — 75459
  • Gordonville — 76245, 76264
  • Gunter — 75058
  • Howe — 75459
  • Knollwood — 75092
  • Pottsboro — 75076
  • Sadler — 76264
  • Sherman — 75090, 75091, 75092
  • Southmayd — 75092, 76268
  • Tioga — 76271
  • Tom Bean — 75489
  • Van Alstyne — 75495
  • Whitesboro — 76273
  • Whitewright — 75491

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Find a Criminal Defense Attorney in Grayson County, Texas

Were you arrested in Grayson County? Do not delay in seeking legal representation.

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents individuals in numerous communities in and around Grayson County, such as Gordonville, Waxahachie, Midlothian, Mansfield, and many others.

Call (972) 805-8855 or complete an online contact form to have our lawyers provide an honest and thorough evaluation during a free, confidential consultation.

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DWI Case Results
  • DWI Blood Test Case + Prescription Meds Dismissed (Cr200606211)
  • DWI Breath Test Case, Result Of .224 Dismissed (Mb0453171)
  • DWI Breath Test Refusal Not Guilty (005-84171-05, Ccl6)
  • DWI Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (1158539)
  • DWI, Open Container Dismissed (Mb0534487)
  • DWI, Accident + Open Container Not Guilty (M0524353)
  • DWI Dismissed, Refiled As Obstruction (M0460867)
  • 2nd DWI, Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (Mb-0262214-G Ccc6)
  • 3rd DWI Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (0913260d Cdc3)
  • Intoxication Assault, Breath Test Case, Result of .17 Dismissed (F09-52586)
  • DWI, Accident Not Guilty (M0538149)
  • DWI, Evading Police Not Guilty (M0640450)
  • DWI, Passed Out At The Wheel Not Guilty (Cr200707935)
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I was charged with DWI in Collin County, Texas. I heard that this is a tough place to get a DWI charge defeated. Fortunately, I hired Richard McConathy and Brian Bolton. They took it all the way and won my case. I owe these guys alot. Don't mess with any lawyer that can't compare with these guys. Thank you Richard and Brian.

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