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Cleburne is the seat of Johnson County and plays host to 29,000 of its residents. Texans from throughout the area travel to fish, camp, and swim at the Cleburne State Park. Most recently, Cleburne residents logged their fist earthquake in the city’s 145 year history. A geologist hired by the City of Cleburne thinks there may be a link between the quake and more than 200 natural gas wells that have recently been drilled within city limits.
Lawyers in Cleburne are familiar with Johnson County courts and procedures. Some typical cases on which Cleburne lawyers advise their clients include: DUI, bankruptcy, personal injury, divorce, and the drafting of wills and trusts.
Recently in Cleburne, Dennis Ray Griffith was arrested and booked into the Johnson County jail for raping a 13 year old girl nearly a decade ago. The Cleburne Police chief said that the case had been cold for some time when the national DNA database, CODIS, sent back a positive match for Griffith. He is being held on $250,000 bail.
If you have a lawsuit to file in Cleburne, you will likely be visiting the 18th Judicial District Court in Cleburne or the Johnson County Court of Law Number 1 which is also in Cleburne. Texas County Courts hear many different kinds of cases like tort, real property, civil, juvenile, and criminal cases to name a few. The district court level is the highest level court with which you may file in Texas. While district courts take various cases, they retain exclusive jurisdiction over administrative agency appeal and domestic relations cases.
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