How a Concord DUI Lawyer Can Help You
Concord, California is just east of San Francisco and, according to the 2010 census count, is the largest city in Contra Costa County. As Concord provides access to heavily populated areas like San Francisco, Napa Valley, Silicon Valley and Sacramento, at times it is home to traffic-related and vehicular offenses, including DUI.
If you have been charged with DUI in Concord, a DUI lawyer can help you better understand the rules you are accused of breaking and provide advice for the next steps you can take to fight your charge (s). For example, this lawyer could explain that in Concord, DUIs are handled mostly as criminal cases rather than as traffic cases. If you have been pulled over, charged and arrested for DUI in Concord, you need to speak to an experienced Concord DUI attorney before you go to Court. The attorney can help you take the right steps by assessing your case and using appropriate measures at the earliest possible date to keep you from losing your driver’s license or going to jail.
The consequences from a DUI can negatively impact your life for years; you could have employment problems, end up in debt, and have a black mark on your record. An experienced Concord DUI lawyer, however, may be able to help you avoid these consequences. Your lawyer can not only help you better understand the legal process you are entering into, but he or she can also serve as a intermediary between you and the Court. Further, your lawyer may possibly be able to lessen the punishment you receive for a DUI.
If you have been arrested and charged with DUI in Concord, it is likely that your court appearance will be scheduled at the Martinez Superior Court – Wakefield Taylor Courthouse. The address for that courthouse is:
725 Court Street
Martinez CA 94553
Criminal Matters: (925) 646-2440
If you have been charged with a DUI, the police who handled the matter would have issued you a citation or ticket. The date, time and location of your court hearing will be listed on the ticket. The court that handles DUI matters for Concord will also send a notice about your hearing to the address registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) which lists the address that you have provided either to obtain a driver’s license or to complete your car registration. If you did not get a notice, or are unsure about when you have to come to court, please call the criminal clerk’s office for the branch listed on your ticket.
Success in Concord DUI matters has to do with the experience, qualifications and abilities of the attorney you choose. When you are choosing a Concord DUI attorney to represent you, you should examine the experience, credentials and qualifications of the attorney as they relate to DUI cases in Concord and across the state of California.
At the Law Office of Johnson & Johnson, we will not guarantee you success; However, we will guarantee that we will take all steps to insure that your legal interest are advocated to an extent that exceeds what would be expected of a professional, experienced advocate. In doing this we can accomplish success. Call us today for a free consultation at (925) 952-8900.