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Resources

Being arrested and charged with a criminal offense is one of the most frightening and confusing things that can happen to a person. As an Austin criminal defense lawyer, Kevin Bennett strives to keep his clients informed on what is occurring in their case at all times. In that light, The Law Office of Kevin Bennett provides these resources for your information.


Austin

City of Austin Municipal Courts: The City of Austin Courts hear Class C Misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations, public intoxication, theft, shoplifting, assault by contact, disorderly conduct, and other misdemeanors for which no jail sentence is a part of the punishment. These cases are prosecuted by the City of Austin Prosecutor’s Office. The courts can be located at:

Austin Municipal Court
Main Court House
700 East 7th Street
Austin, TX 78721
Phone: (512) 947-4882
 
Downtown Austin Community Court
719 East 6th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Telephone: (512) 974-4879

Texas

Texas Legislature: The Texas Legislature, which meets in the State Capitol in Austin, drafts and passes laws, including criminal statutes, that become effective after being signed by the governor.

Texas Capitol
1100 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals: The Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest court in the state hearing criminal matters.

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
201 W. 14th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Texas Attorney General: The Attorney General is the top law enforcement officer for the State of Texas.

Texas Attorney General
300 W. 15th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Travis County

Travis County Criminal Courts: Seven district courts, six County Courts at Law and one Drug Court hear criminal matters in Travis County. They are all housed in the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center.

Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center
509 W. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Travis County Justice of the Peace Courts: The Justice of the Peace Courts hear Class C Misdemeanor criminal cases, including traffic violations, public intoxication, assault by contact, issuance of a bad check, theft and other misdemeanors. These cases are prosecuted by the Travis County Attorney’s Office. 

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1
4717 Heflin Lane, Suite 107
Austin, TX 78721
Phone: (512) 854-7700
 
Justice of the Peace Precinct 2
10409 Burnet Road, Suite 180
Austin, TX 78758
Telephone: (512) 854-4545
 
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3
8656-B West Hwy 71
Austin, Texas 78735
Telephone: (512) 854-6763
 
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4
4011 McKinney Falls Parkway, Suite 1200
Austin, Texas 78744
Phone: (512) 854-9479
 
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5
1000 Guadalupe Street Suite, 112
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 854-9049

Travis County Sheriff: The Sheriff is the top law enforcement officer in Travis County and is in charge of the Travis County Jail.

Travis County Sheriff
500 W. 10th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Travis County Attorney’s Office: The Travis County Attorney’s Office prosecutes misdemeanor offenses in Travis County. The Travis County Attorney’s Office also obtains protective orders for victims of domestic violence.

Travis County Attorney’s Office
314 West 11th   Street, Room 300
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: (512) 854-9415

Travis County District Attorney’s Office: The Travis County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes felony level offenses in Travis County. The Travis County District Attorney’s Office also prosecutes juvenile offenses

Travis County District Attorney’s Office
509 West 11 Street
Austin, TX 78701

Phone: (512) 854-9400