Wise County Criminal Defense

Wise County Criminal Courts | Wise County Criminal Defense Attorney

Wise County Criminal Courts | Wise County Criminal Defense

If you have been arrested for a felony offense or a non-traffic misdemeanor offense in Wise County, your case will be heard at the Wise County Criminal Courthouse located at 101 Trinity Street, Decatur, Texas.

Wise County Criminal Courts

County Court at Law No. 1

Judge Melton Cude
101 N. Trinity
County Courthouse, Suite 300
Decatur, Texas 76234

County Court at Law No. 2

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Judge Stephen Wren
Wise County Annex Building at 1007 13th Street, Suite 109
Bridgeport, Texas 76426

271st District Court
Judge John H. Fostel
Cathy Cortez, Court Coordinator
Phone: 940-627-3200


County Clerk’s Office
Phone: 940-627-3351
Fax: 940-627-2697
Email: [email protected]

District Clerk’s Office
Phone: 940-627-5535
Fax: 940-627-0705
Email: [email protected]

County Attorney
James Stainton
Phone: 940-627-3321
Fax: 940-627-7194
Email: [email protected]

District Attorney
Greg Lowery
Phone: 940-627-5257
Fax: 940-627-6404
Email: [email protected]

Wise County Criminal Courts and Judges

CourtJudgePhone Number
County Court at Law No. 1Melton Cude(940) 627-5005
County Court at Law No. 2Stephen J. Wren(940) 683-0268
271st Judicial DistrictJohn Fostel(940) 627-3200
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1Jan Morrow(940) 626-2694
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2Craig Johnson(940) 626-4206
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3Mandy Hopkins Hays(940) 433-2969
Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4Clay Poynor(940) 683-4244

Wise County Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you have been arrested for a serious criminal offense in Wise County, call Varghese Summersett PLLC at (817) 203-2220 or contact us online.

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Benson Varghese

Managing Partner at Varghese Summersett PLLC
Benson Varghese is the founder and Managing Partner of Varghese Summersett PLLC. He is a prolific writer and has authored hundreds of articles about criminal law in Texas and at the Federal level. His articles have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Above the Law, and have been selected as Top Blogs by the State Bar of Texas. He was named the Young Lawyer of the Year in 2019 by the Tarrant County Bar Association. Benson led the firm to become one of the 500 fastest growing businesses in the United States by Inc 500 Magazine in 2018. In the same year, the firm was named the Best Law Firm in Fort Worth by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The lawyers at Varghese Summersett PLLC exclusively handle criminal defense matters.
Benson Varghese