Have you been arrested for a DUI or DWI in Sonoma County?
If you are facing DUI charges in Sonoma County, call Amy Morell to review your case. Amy is a local DUI defense attorney with over 19 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 Sonoma County and the surrounding area. Amy 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.
You have 10 days to act!
It is important to know that a DUI/DWI charge may have both administrative and criminal penalties. After a DUI arrest in Sonoma County, 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 the local rules and procedures of DUI cases in Sonoma County and surrounding counties.
Hire a California DUI Attorney with Experience
On your first court date, your case will be listed on the Superior Court of Sonoma County 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.
Find more information about the Sonoma County Superior Court here.