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.

It’s time to erase or seal your arrest or criminal record.

May 27th, 2020|

Moving beyond your past: How an Expunction or Nondisclosure can help you secure a bright future By Noah Moss, Legal Assistant at Gunter, Bennett & Anthes When someone has a charge to contend with, they frequently are made aware of the time spent carrying a record of their arrest and or alleged crime. Maybe a [...]

Occupational Driver’s License (Don’t get caught driving with a suspended license!)

October 30th, 2017|

You need an occupational license if your license is suspended. It is generally a class B misdemeanor to drive with a suspended license. If you are out on bond, it is also a violation of your bond to drive with a suspended license. If you have an ignition interlock device in your vehicle the device [...]

You may be able to erase or seal your DWI Arrest (Even if you were convicted!)

August 28th, 2017|

Seal, Erase or Expunge your DWI arrest (or conviction). Have you been convicted of Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influence? If so, there’s a chance you can have your DWI or DUI sealed thanks to a new law. Sealing your record hides the arrest from the general public. You can’t expunge or erase [...]

How to Handle a Public Intoxication Charge in Austin, Texas

July 3rd, 2015|

Austin’s party scene is the downtown Sixth Street area. Sixth Street is made of bars, restaurants, and several other music venues. Right next to these several bars is a unique little court called the Downtown Austin Community Court. If you get arrested for public intoxication (or any class C misdemeanor) in the Sixth Street area [...]

The Scoop on DUI, MIC & MIP Offenses in Texas

June 8th, 2015|

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 [...]

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