Facing charges of a DUI in Albany?
If you are facing DUI charges in Albany, give Amy Morell a call to review your case. Amy is a local DUI defense attorney with over 22 years of exclusive DUI/DWI law practice. A former DUI Prosecutor, Amy has devoted her legal career to defending those who have been accused of DUI in Albany and the surrounding area.
What to expect through the DUI process:
On your court date, your case will be handled at the Oakland Superior Court, Wiley E. Manuel court house.
Your first court date is called an "arraignment." This date is a procedural court date where the complaint is received listing your charges and the police report. The chemical test results are also received. The case is then continued to another court date. In between the first court date and the second court date, the investigation into your case starts. This is a very important part of your case and why an attorney is essential to the proper defense of your case.
Albany DUI Arrest Information
The Court that handles all Albany DUI arrests is the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA 94607.
Don't Delay: you have 10 days to ACT to protect your driver license!
It is important to know that a DUI/DWI charge may have both administrative and criminal penalties. After a DUI arrest in Albany, you have 10 days to petition for a DMV hearing in order to contest your initial license suspension. The 10 days include weekends and holidays and it is important you make your request within this strict time frame or you will have waived your rights to a hearing. Amy Morell has defended more than a thousand DUI cases, including conducting more than a thousand DMV hearings. She is knowledgeable of local rules and procedures of DUI cases in Albany and surrounding counties.
Please call 510-293-9440 to speak with Amy directly.