Driving Without A License

Driving Without a License in California? Get Traffic Ticket Help

Did you get caught driving without a license in California? I'm a traffic ticket attorney in Southern California, but the law I'm discussing applies to traffic tickets received anywhere in the State of California. What is a Driving Without a License Traffic Ticket? "Driving without a license" can be defined in a number of different [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|

Misdemeanor Driving Without a License

Driving Without a License Can be a Misdemeanor in California Under Vehicle Code section 12500(a), it is unlawful to drive a motor vehicle without holding a valid driver's license. Since VC 12500 is known as a "wobbler" offense, the prosecutors representing the State may opt to charge you with either an infraction or with a misdemeanor under [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|

Driving Without a License Ticket

Driving Without a License Ticket in California If you received a ticket for driving without a license in California, you were likely cited under Vehicle Code section 12500. There are two main reasons for being cited under VC 12500: you were validly licensed, but in another State; or your California license has expired. Under the first [...]

By | September 5th, 2014|

Driving Without a License Ticket California

Driving Without a License Ticket California - Now What? If you got caught driving without a valid license in California, you were probably charged with Vehicle Code 12500. VC 12500 is a "wobbler" offense and can be charged as a misdemeanor or an infraction. If you are currently charged with this offense, Attorney Paul J. [...]

By | August 26th, 2014|

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|

California DMV License Hold

Why Do I Have a California DMV License Hold? There are several reasons why you may have a California DMV license hold: you have an unpaid traffic ticket; you have an outstanding warrant; you have unpaid child support. If you have a traffic ticket with a VC 40508 failure to appear, or have a warrant [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|

Riverside Traffic Attorney

Riverside Traffic Attorney There are several different California traffic laws that, if violated in Riverside County, could result in your need to hire a Riverside traffic attorney. Do I Normally Need a Riverside Traffic Attorney? A regular traffic ticket can normally just be paid and resolved fairly inexpensively, without the need to hire an attorney. [...]

By | August 3rd, 2013|

VC 12500 Driving Without a Valid License

VC 12500 Driving Without a Valid License  If you were driving without a valid license in California, and you received a traffic ticket for doing so, chances are you were cited under VC 12500 (a). Under California law, you are driving without a valid license if you were driving without a valid California license, and [...]

By | April 8th, 2013|

Suspended License in California? Top 3 Ways To Fix It

Suspended License in California - Learn How To Take Care of It There are many different reasons you may have a suspended license in California. The three headings below cover three of the most common reasons, and ways to get help. Reason #1: Unpaid Traffic Tickets One of the most common reasons drivers get a [...]

By | March 18th, 2013|

Negligent Operator – Prevent License Suspension in California

Negligent Operator Suspension - Why Is My License Suspended? A negligent operator suspension is a suspension of your California driving privileges, due to the accumulation of too many points on your DMV record. You only receive a point on your DMV record if you are convicted in traffic court or in criminal court of a [...]

By | March 9th, 2013|