San Francisco DUI Defense Attorney and Court Info


Have you been Arrested in San Francisco for a DUI?

When you are arrested for a San Francisco DUI charge, you can't afford not to get the facts about what you will face when you go to court, and if you challenge your license suspension with the DMV.

San Francisco DUI cases are unique.

If you are facing DUI charges in San Francisco, give Amy Morell a call to review your case. Amy is a local DUI defense attorney with over 25 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 San Francisco and the surrounding area. She will not rest until everything possible has been done, all of your questions have been answered, and your fears and concerns addressed.

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

It is important to know that a DUI/DWI charge may have both administrative and criminal penalties. After a DUI arrest in San Francisco, 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 (Department of Motor Vehicle) hearings. She is knowledgeable of local rules and procedures of DUI cases in San Francisco and surrounding counties.

The Court that handles all San Francisco DUI arrests is the San Francisco Superior Court, 850 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.

On your first 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. Amy Morell has been going to San Francisco Court for over 21 years and specializes in DUI cases.

Amy Morell is knowledgeable of local rules and procedures of DUI cases in San Francisco. 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.