Office of the Criminal District Attorney,

Hays County, Texas


The District Attorney’s Office has a duty to ensure that justice is served in every case by providing quality legal representation. Our office works to reform and improve the criminal justice system and strengthen our community by responding appropriately to lower the incidence of crime in Hays County. To that end, we strive for excellence. We expect competence and professionalism and a commitment to the ends of securing justice without regard to status, race, gender or national origin.

The District Attorney’s Office represents the State in all felony, misdemeanor and juvenile offenses committed in Hays County. We provide services to merchants and business throughout Hays County with our Hot Check Division. Our Civil Division represents the Department of Family and Protective Services in civil suits affecting parental rights. Additionally the Civil Division provides legal assistance to County Departments, elected officials and the County Commissioners Court while also providing representation for the County in drug and bond forfeitures.  We also provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence who are seeking a protective order.

Our Victim Services program is dedicated to providing the best possible direct and personal service to victims of crime and their families. It is our goal to assure those victimized that they have not been left behind by the criminal justice system. We strive to provide a safe place where victims can turn while searching for justice and understanding.


Wes Mau
Criminal District Attorney


Ralph Guerrero
First Assistant
Criminal District Attorney


Emily S. Sierra
Office Administrator


Open Records Requests

***If you were involved in a case in which DNA evidence was used after 1999, please click here for an important notice***

Mail-in ballots for the upcoming elections are going out, so the District Attorney’s Office would like to take this opportunity to remind mail-in voters needing assistance in casting a ballot, and those who would assist them, of the laws relating to assisting a voter to cast a mail-in ballot.

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District Attorney

Wes Mau


Hays Government Center, Suite 2057
712 S. Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666


(512) 393-7600


(512) 393-7619