Orange County Traffic Ticket Search

If you received a traffic ticket in Orange County, California, you can access your ticket information online. In some cases, you can even pay your ticket online without ever going to court. How to Perform an Orange County Traffic Ticket Search When You Know Your Case Number. Your case number is the same as your ticket [...]

By | September 5th, 2016|

DMV Holds

What are DMV Holds? A DMV "hold" refers to a hold the DMV will place on your driver's license for failing to pay a traffic ticket. Under section 40509.5 of the Vehicle Code, the court has authorization to notify the DMV of your failure to appear in traffic court. Once notified, the DMV will flag [...]

By | August 9th, 2016|

Exhibition of Speed

What is Exhibition of Speed in California? "Exhibition of speed" refers to California Vehicle Code 23109, which makes it unlawful to engage in a "speed contest" or "exhibition of speed". Speed Contest The term "speed contest" can be a bit misleading because you don't have to be racing any vehicle nor do you have to be involved [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|

Is Driving Without a License a Misdemeanor in California?

Author's Note: Although I am a practicing attorney in Los Angeles County and Orange County, this article pertains to law that is applicable throughout California.  Were You Charged with Driving Without a License? Vehicle Code 12500 (VC 12500) is the California code section that applies to driving without a license. You should be cited with this charge only [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

GC Services Scams

Don't Fall Prey to GC Services Scams If you are being called and sent emails by a collections agency named GC Services, please read this before paying them any money. GC Services is a collections agency that collects on unpaid traffic tickets in Los Angeles County if you have a failure to appear on a traffic ticket. [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|

5 Year FTA DMV Purge

What Exactly is the 5 Year FTA DMV Purge? I get calls almost every single day from Los Angeles County drivers asking about the "DMV purge" and how to go about "getting a DMV record purged". A lot of the misunderstanding about the 5 Year DMV Purge is due to the failure to understand that: [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|

Traffic Court Lawyers Los Angeles

Are Traffic Court Lawyers Los Angeles Necessary? Traffic courts are filled with people representing themselves on their own traffic tickets, so why are there are attorneys who handle traffic matters on behalf of other people? Traffic court attorneys can be extremely valuable and worth your money, depending upon what your specific needs are. As a traffic court lawyer [...]

By | July 1st, 2016|

VC 22349(a) Fine

What is the VC 22349(a) Fine? VC 22349(a) is the California vehicle code section for speeding in excess of 65mph. The fine for this offense depends on how much in excess of the speed limit you were traveling. If you have a failure to appear or are not eligible for traffic school, be wary of paying the ticket [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|

Traffic Ticket in Collections – GET HELP

If you have a traffic ticket in collections in Los Angeles County, read on to learn why you shouldn't pay your ticket to the collections agency. Traffic Ticket in Collections with GC Services If you have a failure to appear in court in Los Angeles County, your ticket will be sent to GC Services, a [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|

Metropolitan Courthouse GC Services

Being Hassled by Metropolitan Courthouse GC Services? If you have a traffic ticket that is either a failure to pay, or a failure to appear from the Metropolitan courthouse, you'll be dealing with GC Services who will try to collect money from you for that ticket. My name is Attorney Paul Denni and I'm a [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|