Paul Denni

About Paul Denni

Paul Denni is the CEO and Managing Attorney at California Legal Defense, Inc. He blogs about legal issues affecting his clients.

Driving with a Suspended License | Get Help in Traffic Court

Driving with a suspended license is a charge under California Vehicle Code 14601.1, and is often incorrectly cited by either California Highway Patrol or local police department. Whether you got stopped by a rookie cop, or the officer is being lazy, there are plenty of times that I've successfully gotten these charges against my clients dismissed [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|

Bench Warrant | Get Your Bench Warrant Handled by an Attorney

A bench warrant is a warrant issued by the judge for failure to appear in court, failure to comply with a court order, or for a probation violation. As a traffic ticket attorney, I've served clients who are shocked when a bench warrant was issued for what they thought was a minor traffic infraction. Why [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|

Traffic Ticket Amnesty Ending Soon!

On June 24, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing traffic ticket amnesty on unpaid traffic tickets. What Does California Traffic Ticket Amnesty Do? Mainly, Governor Brown's traffic ticket amnesty program allows a 50-80% reduction in your outstanding balance on unpaid traffic tickets, if you qualify. Your unpaid traffic tickets qualify for amnesty if the date the [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|

Meet Uber Driver Requirements but Beware of GC Services

Don't Pay GC Services to Meet Uber Driver Requirements As a Los Angeles traffic ticket attorney, many of my clients approach me in order to meet Uber driver requirements such as obtaining a valid driver's license and passing a criminal background check. Often, a client's license is suspended due to unpaid traffic tickets in Los Angeles. [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|

Uber Driver Requirements – Valid License and Background Check

It is not any "news" that Uber driver requirements include (as explained on their website): a valid driver's license, and a criminal background check. HOWEVER....it is astounding how many of my clients who set out to be Uber drivers had no idea their license was suspended! As a Los Angeles traffic ticket attorney, I serve those who have [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|

Don’t Pay a Los Angeles Traffic Ticket in Collections with GC Services

If you have a Los Angeles traffic ticket in collections with GC Services, it is important to understand your options before you blindly pay them in order to get back your license. You may still be eligible to get your license back without paying GC Services, as long as certain conditions are met. As a Los [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|

Who is GC Services? Don’t Pay Them on Your Traffic Ticket!

GC Services is a collection agency hired by the Los Angeles Superior Court to collect on unpaid traffic tickets. As a traffic ticket attorney in Los Angeles, I've represented thousands of clients whose tickets have been referred to GC Services. This article explains how GC Services can screw you over if you have a traffic ticket [...]

By | December 6th, 2016|

California Moving Violations

If you've ever received a traffic ticket, you may have run across the term "moving violation." "Moving violation" doesn't mean you got a traffic ticket while moving. It refers to a violation under the California Vehicle Code which would result in a point on your DMV record if you're convicted of the offense. What Types of Traffic Tickets are [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|

Fix Suspended License

Fix Suspended License: First Things First Do you see this picture of the couple on the bike? As romantic as it looks, this will be you and your significant other for the foreseeable future unless you get your driver's license back. As a Los Angeles traffic ticket attorney, I get a lot of calls from [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|