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Cooke County Criminal Defense Attorney

Dedicated Criminal Defense in Cooke County and the 222nd Judicial District Area

Cooke County is located in the northern part of the Dallas – Fort Worth Area and is home to approximately 42,244 residents. The county seat of Cooke County is Gainesville, Texas. Cooke County’s crime rate is significantly lower than the national average.

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The Law Offices of David Sloane has defended hundreds of people accused of committing criminal offenses in Cooke County. The most common criminal offenses prosecuted by the Cooke County Criminal Attorney’s Office and the Cooke County District Attorney’s Office are theft, burglary, vandalism and drug crimes. The Cooke County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have the experience necessary to analyze a case and determine an effective defense strategy to secure our client’s goals. 

If you are accused of committing a crime in Cooke County, the experienced Cooke County Criminal Defense Lawyers at The Law Offices of David Sloane are ready to help you. Call (817) 349-7118 today to schedule a free consultation.


Cooke County Communities

Cooke County is comprised of the following incorporated cities, towns, and municipalities:

  • Callisburg
  • Gainseville
  • Lindsay       
  • Muenster
  • Valley View
  • Oak Ridge
  • Road Runner
  • Lake Kiowa                                   

The Cooke County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have defended individuals from every Cooke County Community from criminal prosecution.

235th Judicial District Attorney

101 S. Dixon St., Suite 309

 Gainesville, Texas 76240

Phone: (940) 668 – 5466

Fax: (940) 669 – 5499


The 235th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is dedicated to pursuing justice and protecting the community in Cooke County. John Warren currently serves as the 235th Judicial District Attorney. To learn more, visit 235th Judicial District Attorney.


Cooke County Criminal Courts

If you are accused of committing a criminal offense in Cooke County, your case will be heard in Cooke County Courthouse. Cooke County has a felony court and a misdemeanor court. The Cooke County Courts are well respected throughout Texas. Cooke County Criminal Courts include:


235th District Court

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Honrable Judge Haverkamp

101 S Dixon St

Oak Ridge, Texas 76240

Phone: 940-668-5401|940-668-5403


County Court 

Honorable John O. Roane

101 South Dixon, Suite 132

Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: 940-668-5435

Fax: 940-668-5440

Visit Cooke County to learn more about Cooke County Criminal Courts.

Cooke County Clerk & District Clerk


Cooke County Clerk

101 South Dixon, Room 108

Gainesville, Texas 76240 

Phone:  940-668-5474


Cooke County District Clerk

101 South Dixon, Room 207

Gainesville, TX 76240

Phone: 940-668-5450

Fax:  940-668-5476


The Cooke County Clerk is Pam Harrison, and the District Clerk is Marci A. Gilbert. The Cooke County and District Clerk’s offices maintain records for the Cooke County Criminal Courts. To search public records, request a copy of records, make payments, and more, visit the Cooke County Clerk orCooke County District Clerk.


Cooke County Law Enforcement


Cooke County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Ray Sappington

300 County Road 451

Gainesville, Texas 76240


The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for protecting and serving the Cooke County communities. Ray Sappington

serves as the Cooke County Sheriff. To learn more, visitCooke County Sheriff's Office.

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Police Departments

There is 9 police department in Cooke County located throughout the 8 incorporated cities, towns, and municipalities. The primary goal of the police departments in Cooke County is to protect and serve their respective communities, and to enforce the laws of Texas. The Gainesville Police Department is the primary police department in Cooke County. The Gainesville Police Department is responsible for the safety of the Gainesville community, the largest community in Cooke County. To make a report online, access accident reports, and more, visit Gainesville Police Department.


Cooke County Criminal Defense

The Cooke County Criminal Defense Lawyers with the Law Offices of David Sloane have represented hundreds of people accused of a criminal offense in Cooke County. Contact the dedicated criminal defense attorneys and schedule a FREE consultation to determine how they can help you! 

Contact us today at (817) 349-7118 for a FREE Consultation with the Cooke County Criminal Defense Lawyers at The Law Offices of David Sloane!

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