Hays County, News
New district court to open in Hays County
By Sahar Chmais
Felony and misdemeanor cases have been piling up for about 1.5 years, and it could take one year to go through these cases, said Criminal District Attorney Wes Mau. A Texas House Bill could help with the backlog, but it will not take effect until Sept. 1, 2022.
“Because Hays is one of the fastest-growing counties in Texas and its courts face increasingly heavy caseloads, local officials requested a new district court,” said State Senator Judith Zaffirini (D).