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About Gene Anthes

Gene has been practicing criminal law since 2005. He is a former Travis County prosecutor and now practices criminal defense in Central Texas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and South Texas College of Law. In his spare time he enjoys boat building and woodworking. He is married and has two daughters.

The Scoop on DUI, MIC & MIP Offenses in Texas

In Texas there are many offenses that address minors using alcohol. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code defines a minor as someone under the age of 21. The usual offenses I see are Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI) Minor in Consumption of Alcohol (MIC), and Minor in Possession of Alcohol (MIP) offenses in Texas. Driving [...]

By |June 8th, 2015|News|Comments Off on The Scoop on DUI, MIC & MIP Offenses in Texas

Counseling Information

If you’re charged with driving while intoxicated, assault family violence, possession of marijuana, drug offenses, theft, shoplifting or practically any other offense the odds are pretty good that it will be a condition of your bond that you attend some kind of counseling. Generally, completing some kind of counseling can only help your case. Of [...]

By |May 18th, 2015|DWI|Comments Off on Counseling Information

5 Tips for Finding the Best Austin Criminal Lawyer

It can be extremely challenging (and sometimes frustrating) to find the right Austin criminal lawyer. There are many different things to consider for each individual situation. While there is no exact formula to find the right lawyer for drunk driving defense, drug crimes defense, crimes of violence and property crimes defense, there are definitely a few rules [...]

By |May 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Finding the Best Austin Criminal Lawyer

Cite and Release Tickets

So, you received a "ticket" for possession of marijuana, theft, or some other class B misdemeanor. While it's possible you may have received this in another county, my guess is you got it in Travis County. A recent law allows officers to issue tickets for certain non-violent class B misdemeanors instead of arresting a person [...]

By |September 18th, 2013|Contact, News|0 Comments

Have your Drivers License and Auto Insurance Ready

My wife and I have auto insurance that renews in July. I'm an organizational nut and have the auto insurance cards laminated and highlighted ready to go in the glove box. In addition to this, I shrink the insurance cards down to credit card size and laminate those so they're very easily accessed should an [...]

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