El Cerrito DUI Court and DUI Lawyer


Have you been arrested for a DUI in El Cerrito?

If you are facing DUI charges in El Cerrito, call Amy Morell to review your case. Amy is a local DUI defense attorney with over 25 years of exclusive DUI/DWI law practice. A former district attorney and DUI Prosecutor, Amy has devoted her legal career to defending those who have been accused of DUI in El Cerrito and the surrounding area.

El Cerrito DUI Court Information

When you are arrested for a DUI in El Cerrito, you will be given a court date.

The Court that handles all El Cerrito DUI arrests is the Contra Costa Superior Court, 100 37th Street, Richmond, CA 94805.

On your court date, your case will be listed on the court calendar, right past security.

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.

What you should know about a DMV Hearing Request in your County

DUI and DWI charges may have both administrative and criminal penalties. After a DUI arrest in El Cerrito, 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 so you must 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 El Cerrito and surrounding counties.

Amy Morell is knowledgeable of local rules and procedures of DUI cases in El Cerrito. Once hired, she will work tirelessly and devote her extensive knowledge and resources toward getting you the best possible outcome in your case. She will provide you with specialized representation and will personally handle every aspect of your case.  Please call 510-293-9440 to speak with Amy directly.

Proven Track Record

Proven track record of successfully helping people charged with DUI.