CHANGE OF ADDRESS:
Your court notices will be mailed to you. If your mailing address has changed, please inform the court presiding over your case. You may do so by calling (512) 715-5245 for misdemeanor cases or (512) 756-5436 for felony cases.
THE ROLE OF THE MAGISTRATE
The Magistrates responsibilities include determining probable cause, advising the defendants of their rights, setting bond, setting terms and conditions, issuing warrants, ordering Emergency Protective Orders, and executing Writs and Orders. The Magistrate does NOT determine guilt or innocence in criminal cases.
INDIGENT DEFENSE / COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEY APPLICATION
If you are currently facing criminal charges and believe you may qualify as indigent and your charge is a Misdemeanor Class A, Class B or any Felony degree (Class C Misdemeanors are not eligible), you can submit your Application to the court overseeing your case or to the Magistrates office. You will find the link to the application in the Forms & Information Sheets section of this page. You must fill out the entire application thoroughly for it to be processed. If you have questions or need assistance in completing application, contact the Magistrates Office at (512) 715-5268 or (512) 715-5231.
The Mental Health Liaison helps facilitate mental health services to those who face criminal charges as well as those who suffer from substance abuse and or addiction. If you feel you may benefit from these services you can contact the Burnet County Mental Health Authority, Bluebonnet Trails. Bluebonnet also provides services for substance abuse and addiction. If you have any questions or concerns about reaching out, please do not hesitate to call the Magistrates Office.
For Mental Health Needs...
Contact the 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Bluebonnet Trails Community Services
4606 Innovation Loop
Marble Falls, TX 78654