Hardeman County

Hardeman County is located northwest of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex along the Texas-Oklahoma border. At the time of the 2010 U.S. Census, the county held just over 4,100 residents. Quanah serves as the county seat.

Highway 287 runs nearly through the center of Hardeman County. This major highway leads all the way up to Colorado, which has seen a tourism boom since marijuana was legalized in the state. Many Texans, DFW residents in particular, make the long drive to Colorado along this route.

Law enforcement is on the lookout for those trying to smuggle their marijuana goodies back home along Highway 287. If you’ve been caught, it may be a good idea to contact the Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC

Hardeman County Marijuana Defense Attorneys in Texas

Getting arrested by the police is probably one of the worst feelings a person can experience. Someone is taking control of you to limit your freedom. And for what – some marijuana that you purchased legally a few states over?

Attorney David Sloane, a former police lieutenant, understands how cops think. He is familiar with their procedures and can quickly identify procedural errors that will work to your advantage. Our goal at the Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC is to get your charges dismissed or reduced whenever possible. David Sloane has been fighting for justice for his clients for over two decades.

Don’t tackle your legal challenge alone. The experienced marijuana defense attorneys at the Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC can greatly improve your chances of success. We represent North Texas clients in Hardeman County and the surrounding counties of Childress, Cottle, Foard, and Wilbarger.

Call (817) 349-7118 or complete our online form to schedule your free case evaluation today.


Overview of Hardeman County in Texas


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Major State Roads and Interstates in Hardeman County

Major roads carry a lot of drug traffic through the county. If you’re driving toward Colorado or coming back home to Texas, you’ll likely take one of these main thoroughfares:

  • S. Highway 287 (US 287)
  • State Highway 6 (SH 6)
  • Farm to Market Road 680 (FM 680)
  • Farm to Market Road 104 (FM 104)
  • Farm to Market Road 2363 (FM 2363)

Carrying marijuana into Texas from another state makes it a federal crime. Federal marijuana charges can have dire consequences. If you’ve been arrested along one of these roads or anywhere else in Hardeman County, contact the Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC to discuss your case for free.


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Law Enforcement Resources

Texas Highway Patrol | DPS – The Texas Highway Patrol (THP) is a division of the Texas Department of Public Safety. THP’s missions are to maintain and educate Texas citizens about public safety. Visit this website to read travel tips and learn more about the Highway Patrol Service.

Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office – Pat Laughery was sworn in as sheriff of Hardeman County in January 2017. The department is located at 318 Mercer Street in Quanah, Texas.

Pat Laughery
318 Mercer Street
P.O. Box 266
Mailing
Quanah, TX 79252
Phone: (940) 663-5374
Fax: (940) 663-2597


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Court Resources

Hardeman County Judge – County Judges have various responsibilities in smaller Texas counties. Ronald Ingram is the County Judge for Hardeman County and he presides over misdemeanor criminal cases in the county. Ingram also serves as the presiding officer of the commissioners court and serves as budget officer for the county.

County Judge
Ronald Ingram
Telephone: (940) 663-2911
Fax: (940) 663-2565
300 South Main Street
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 30
Quanah, TX 79252-0030

Hardeman County Attorney – Stanley Watson is the current county attorney for Hardeman. The county attorney represents the state in misdemeanor criminal matters. Visit the Hardeman County website to learn more.

County Attorney
Stanley Watson
Telephone: (940) 663-5222
Fax: (940) 663-6103
Mailing Address: P.O. BOX 30
County Courthouse
300 South Main
Quanah, TX 79252-0030

Hardeman County Justice of the Peace – The Justice of the Peace is another type of judge that hears misdemeanor and small civil cases. The Justice of the Peace is mostly responsible for traffic cases though. The current Hardeman County Justice of the Peace is Linda Hollenbaugh.

Linda Hollenbaugh
P.O.Box 607
314 Mercer Street
Quanah, TX 79252
Telephone: (940) 663-5932
Fax: (940) 663-5161


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Our Practice Areas

Arrests for possession and trafficking are among the most common marijuana charges in Texas, but they’re not the only ones. The Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC represents clients for a variety of legal challenges, including:

  • Arrests of visitors from out of state
  • Positive THC drug test probation violation
  • Marijuana trafficking
  • Illegal searches
  • Highway interdiction
  • Marijuana felony offenses
  • Marijuana crimes
  • Cite and release
  • Delivery of marijuana
  • Marijuana DWI
  • Asset forfeiture

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Additional Resources

Texas Statutes – The Texas Statutes (also called Texas Codes) are a comprehensive collection of state laws and the penalties for violating them. The Statutes are regularly updated to reflect any laws that have been created, amended, or repealed by the Texas Legislature. Visit this website to research the law governing your charges.

DFW NORML – NORML is a non-profit organization committed to the cause of ending marijuana prohibition. The Dallas Fort Worth chapter serves North Texas and in cannabis legalization efforts in the legislature. Find more information at the link above.


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Marijuana Defense Lawyer in Hardeman County, Texas

Choosing to smuggle marijuana, edibles, and other THC-containing products out of Colorado is a recipe for disaster. The police don’t care what your story is when they pull you over and find illegal contraband. They just see evidence that a crime has been committed.

The Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC can help you stand up to the police and defend your rights. We’ll closely examine the prosecution’s evidence against you. If we identify any improperly identified evidence, we will file a motion to suppress evidence. In many cases, this leads to dismissal of charges. In many other cases, we can reach a deal with prosecutors for reduced charges that carry far less severe penalties.

The Law Offices of David Sloane, PLLC accepts clients from North Texas and the surrounding counties. We represent clients arrested through out Hardeman county including in Chillicothe, Quanah, and Goodlet.

Call (817) 349-7118 or complete our online contact form today to schedule a free evaluation of your case.


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This page was last updated on Thursday, February 7, 2019.