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El Paso County is named for the passage way that the Rio Grande River makes through the mountains. El Paso County is home to 755,000 residents that have settled in the western-most part of Texas.
Besides playing host to the Chamizal National Memorial, El Paso County is home to a number of lawyers who are familiar with local court procedures. Lawyers in El Paso County advise on a broad variety of cases, some normal examples include: child custody, chapter 7 bankruptcy, personal injury, DUI, and probate cases.
Recently in El Paso County, Sheriffs responded to a hit and run call on South Ascension Road. The woman and her three children that were in the car when it was struck were not seriously injured. A short time later, the sister of suspect Andres Chavez called El Paso County Sheriffs and reported that her brother had borrowed her car and wrecked it. Chavez has been arrested and charged with fleeing the scene of an accident involving injury and is held in the El Paso County Detention Facility on $10,000 bail.
If you are accused of hit and run in El Paso County, you’re most likely to be summoned by the Criminal Division of an El Paso County District Court. District Courts are the highest trial level court in Texas with which to file. District Courts handle the majority of cases, and specific areas of law have their own divisions.
LegalMatch provides free pairing services between pre-screened El Paso County lawyers and the people who need their services. With the LegalCenter to do research, LegalMatch also provides forums and a law library to keep you informed. Before you select your El Paso County lawyer, check out the Tips section for helpful suggestions on hiring the lawyer for your particular legal needs.
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