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Protecting Your Rights Against Federal and State Crime Charges

When you have been accused of a misdemeanor or felony charge in south Texas, the defense lawyer you hire will affect how much exposure you have to jail, how much your bond will be, and how your rights will be protected.

Contact the Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell, in San Antonio, Texas. We will begin your defense immediately and do what is necessary to minimize your stay in jail and protect your rights. If you have been accused of violating the Texas Penal Code in the San Antonio area, your first call should be to criminal defense lawyer Anthony Cantrell at 210-888-9653.

We defend clients against the following criminal charges.

Drug Charges

We represent people charged with all types of state and federal drug crimes, including:

  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug possession
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drunk driving defenses

We aggressively defend our clients’ rights by exposing any illegal searches and seizures or other violations of their constitutional rights.

DUI/DWI Offenses

If you have been charged with a DUI or DWI in Texas, a thorough, committed and aggressive drunk driving defense can make a significant difference. Contact our firm to speak with a DWI/DUI defense attorney and to learn more about the difference between DUI and DWI and these related topics:

  • Texas DWI laws
  • Texas DWI penalties
  • Driver’s license suspension and revocation

Traffic Violations

From speeding to driving without insurance, our firm handles a wide range of traffic violation cases. We can help protect your Texas driver’s license.

Federal Crimes

Our firm handles a variety of federal crimes, including:

  • Nursing home and medical fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Internet crimes
  • Mail fraud
  • Smuggling
  • And other white collar crimes

Juvenile Offenses

We represent juveniles charged with any misdemeanor or felony, including theft, underage drinking and all other juvenile offenses. If your child has been charged with a crime, we will aggressively protect his or her rights.

Sexual Offenses

If you have been charged with a sex crime, the potential consequences are both lasting and severe. Contact the Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell today if you have been charged with:

  • Possession or distribution of child pornography
  • Prostitution
  • Public lewdness or indecent exposure
  • Rape
  • Any other sexual offense

Capital Offenses

Our firm provides an unwavering defense for clients charged with the following:

  • Manslaughter
  • Felony manslaughter
  • Attempted murder
  • Criminal negligent homicide
  • Murder
  • And other capital offenses

Domestic Violence

A domestic violence charge can have a significant impact on your personal and professional life. Contact our Bexar County criminal defense lawyer if you have been charged with assault, battery, kidnapping or other related crimes.

Other Defense Services

We represent clients in bond reduction proceedings, probation violations, expungements and Texas parole revocation hearings. In addition, we represent clients with mental health problems charged with a state or federal criminal offense.


At our firm, we also assist clients with immigration issues. In particular, we focus on:

  • Deportation defense
  • Family, work and other types of visas
  • Petitions
  • Citizenship

Personal Injury

We represent injury victims and their loved ones after serious or fatal injuries, including those that occurred due to:

We seek justice to pursue the compensation you deserve for your medical expenses, property damage, potentially lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Contact an Experienced Texas Defense Attorney Today

Contact the Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell by sending us an email, or you may call 210-888-9653 to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Anthony Cantrell is a Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has more than 30 years of experience.

Spanish translation is available. For more information, see our criminal defense information center.