40509.5 Hold

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|

Traffic Ticket West Covina, CA

If you got a traffic ticket in West Covina, CA, you may be wondering how to proceed next. As a Los Angeles traffic ticket attorney, it is my mission to help educate the public and assist them with Los Angeles traffic tickets in cases where I can add real value to the situation. Moving Violation [...]

By | November 8th, 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|

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|

Driving With Expired Registration in California

Get Caught Driving with Expired Registration in California? If you were driving with expired registration in California, whether intentionally or unintentionally, you were probably issued a citation under VC 4000(a). This is usually not a serious offense and can be remedied quite easily: You have to get your registration valid; and You have to show [...]

By | January 8th, 2015|

Failure to Appear Traffic Court Los Angeles

Failure to Appear Traffic Court Los Angeles - Why Do I Have a Failure to Appear Charge? We have represented hundreds of drivers in Los Angeles with a VC 40508 failure to appear charge. You may not have even known you've failed to appear in traffic court until: you've received a letter from GC Services; you [...]

By | August 14th, 2014|

Fix Suspended License

Fix Suspended License - Why is my license suspended? If your license is suspended, it could be for one of several reasons: you have an unpaid traffic ticket that's in collections with GC Services; you have failed to appear in court and you have a warrant; you have received too many points on your DMV record and [...]

By | July 28th, 2014|

California DMV Abstract

What is a California DMV Abstract? A California DMV Abstract is a method to clear the VC 40509.5 hold from your license, in order to get your driving privileges reinstated with the DMV. It costs $10, but we pay this fee for you when you hire us to clear your license and represent you in [...]

By | July 28th, 2014|

What Tickets Affect My CDL?

If you are wondering, "What tickets affect my CDL?", you may need a traffic ticket attorney to help you sort it out. What Tickets Affect My CDL? - Failure to Appear If you have received a traffic ticket in Los Angeles County, and have failed to appear in traffic court, your case is now with [...]

By | May 5th, 2014|