Smith-Hynes Law Firm LLC

10639 Business 21, Hillsboro, MO 63050  (636)-797-4343 


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Criminal Law

Arrested does not mean convicted!  There are two major types of crime: felonies and misdemeanors. The difference between these two types of crime is defined by the potential punishment for committing them.  At Smith-Hynes Law Firm, we understand these complexities as they relate to each specific criminal charge you may face.  We are committed to your rights.   Smith-Hynes Law Firm in Hillsboro, MO is the place to go to handle your criminal matter.  Mr. Smith-Hynes is a municipal judge himself and therefore is confident both inside a court room as well as out.  There is no better attorney representation for you other than Smith-Hynes Law Firm in Jefferson County.

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Annulments
  • Spousal/Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Separation
  • Adoptions
  • Restraining orders
  • Visitation
  • Guardianship

Do you have a family law matter in Jefferson County, MO and need a Jefferson County attorney experienced enough to get you the results you are seeking?  Look no further!  Smith-Hynes Law Firm LLC has been providing attorney services in Jefferson County, MO in cities such as Pevely, Arnold, Festus, Hillsboro, Desoto, Cedar Hill and more.  With a combined experience of 21+years plus a certified mediator and GAL on staff, you will be prepared for any family law matter.

State and Municipal Traffic Law

  • Civil Traffic Infractions (moving, parking or equipment/miscellaneous violations)
  • Traffic Crimes (driving without a license, driving under the influence of an intoxicant, driving without motor vehicle insurance)

We understand that bad situations happen to the best of drivers. Not only can we assist you with the court proceedings, we can also help alleviate the administrative effects of your driver's license status.  Colby Smith-Hynes is the current municipal judge of Byrnes Mill and Hillsboro as well as the provisional judge for Herculaneum so he knows his way around a court room on both sides.  If you need a traffic attorney in Jefferson County, this is the best in the business for your traffic law needs.  


The economy has laid a heavy burden on families across America. Many are faced with the difficult decision of ignoring past-due credit balances because of more pertinent matters such as mortgage and utilities.  The persistent phone calls and continued harassment by these collection agencies are overbearing and stressful. We can assist you by protecting your rights and working with creditors to avoid further legal action such as garnishment, repossession or loss of property.

Mediation Services
Smith-Hynes Law Firm provides a certified and court-sanctioned mediator on staff. We assist adverse parties by looking at all possible options to resolve the dispute without the need for further litigation.

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

If you have experienced personal injury due to a breach in duty of care by another individual, or if a loved one has suffered wrongful death, Smith-Hynes will assist you in the litigation process. We promise professionalism and dedication when it comes to this sensitive issue.