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Vehicle Code 16028a VC – Proof of Financial Responsibility

Vehicle Code 16028a, also known as 16028a VC, is a law that requires drivers in California to carry proof of financial responsibility, which is basically proof of insurance. Therefore, the driver is required to carry the declaration page of the policy or the insurance ID cards in the glove compartment. If you get caught driving […]

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California Vehicle Registration Laws – Vehicle Code 4000a1

Vehicle Code 4000a1 (4000a1 VC) is a California law that requires the owner of a vehicle to keep it properly registered with the DMV. Registration in this context means paying the taxes and fees to the DMV, keeping the license plate fixed to the vehicle, as well as the validation details. Proper registration also requires […]

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How to Beat a Police Informant Case

There are two types of police informants. The first type is private citizens who pass along the information to the police. The second type of informant is somebody who’s actually working for the police or at the direction of the police to find and generate information on a regular basis. These are often called narcs […]

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When Can Law Enforcement Carry Out a Search Without a Warrant?

Valid Searches and Seizures Without Warrants? Evidence gathered during a search can be incriminating. However, if the search was illegal or carried without a search warrant, the evidence collected in such a situation cannot be presented in court. However, there are situations where a search can be conducted without the need for a search warrant. […]

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What is Motion to Suppress Evidence?

How to Exclude Evidence from a Case A motion to suppress evidence is when the defendant’s legal team asks the court to exclude evidence that the police obtained through an illegal search or seizure. This is grounded in the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution and the California Penal Code 1-5 38.5. There are three […]

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Criminal Attempt

Punishment for Attempted Crimes in California Anyone who attempts to commit a crime but doesn’t actually do it can still be charged. For example, if you attempted to kill somebody, but they did not actually die, you could be charged with attempted murder. If you intended to rob a bank, and you went in with […]

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