Morell Law Office


DUI/DWI Attorney, Amy Morell, top criminal traffic defense lawyer in California, serving San Francisco Bay Area.

Read the latest in California state DUI, drunk driving or under the influence, DMV, department of licensing and criminal traffic law issues, processes and questions. Former DUI Prosecutor with 19+ years experience, call (877) 366-9440 for a free consultation.

20 May

Know Your Legal Rights When Arrested for DUI

Posted by Amy Morell on May 20, 2013


Do not wait to contact a DUI/DWI attorney if you have been arrested for driving under the influence. It is important to know that if you have been pulled over and arrested for a DUI you know what to expect and do.  Once you are taken into custody, no statements can be used against you unless the...

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18 Mar

Can I Refuse To Take A Field Sobriety Test?

Posted by Amy Morell on Mar 18, 2013


If you have been drinking, getting behind the wheel and driving home can have serious legal consequences. This video describes the repercussions of taking or not taking a field sobriety test if you are pulled over on suspicion of a DUI. While an officer may forcefully request that you submit to ...

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15 Mar

Stay Smart: What to Do When You Are Pulled Over for a DUI

Posted by Amy Morell on Mar 15, 2013


Whether you're over the legal limit or not, seeing police lights in your rear view mirror is one of the more unsettling experiences we can go through as drivers. When you are over the legal limit, however, your freedom often depends on what happens in between the time the police lights flip on an...

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15 Feb

What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI?

Posted by Amy Morell on Feb 15, 2013


A DUI charge is much more serious charge than a ticket, and is classified as a misdemeanor. That means handcuffs. And the police officer isn't going to let you just drive home. Let's take a look at what happens during and following a DUI arrest. The DUI Investigation. Generally, you are under n...

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