The County Attorney is responsible for the prosecution of misdemeanors that occur within the county. The County Attorney also represents the county and is the countys legal advisor.
The main duties of the County Attorney is to represent the State in criminal cases. The County Attorney works with law enforcement officers in the investigation and preparation of cases to be heard before the criminal courts. When requested in writing, the County Attorney provides legal counsel to county officers.
The overwhelming importance of the office of public prosecutors arises from the fact that upon the prosecuting attorney rests the power of determining whether prosecution in any given case shall be inaugurated or, if inaugurated, pushed to a successful conclusion.
Other duties include representation of victims of violence in protective orders and representing the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in removing children from abusive households.
- Hot Check Information
- County Tax Abatement Application
The Coryell County Attorney’s Office is dedicated to serving the people of Coryell County through its aggressive, non-prejudicial, and proactive approach to legal issues affecting this county.
Location & Hours
|210 South 7th Street
Gatesville, Texas 76528
|8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
This office observes County Approved Holidays and is closed for lunch from 12 – 1 p.m.