§ 528 Every person who falsely personates another, and in such assumed …
§ 528.5 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who …
§ 529 (a) Every person who falsely personates another in either his or …
§ 529a Every person who manufactures, produces, sells, offers, or transfers …
§ 529.5 (a) Every person who manufactures, sells, offers for sale, or …
§ 529.7 Any person who obtains, or assists another person in obtaining, a …
§ 530 Every person who falsely personates another, in either his private or …
§ 530.5 (a) Every person who willfully obtains personal identifying …
§ 530.55 (a) For purposes of this chapter, “person” means a natural …
§ 530.6 (a) A person who has learned or reasonably suspects that his or …
§ 530.7 (a) In order for a victim of identity theft to be included in …
§ 530.8 (a) If a person discovers that an application in his or her name …
§ 531 Every person who is a party to any fraudulent conveyance of any …
§ 531a Every person who, with intent to defraud, knowingly executes or …
§ 532 (a) Every person who knowingly and designedly, by any false or …
§ 532a (1) Any person who shall knowingly make or cause to be made, …
§ 532b (a) A person who fraudulently represents himself or herself as a …
§ 532c Any person, firm, corporation or copartnership who knowingly and …
§ 532d (a) Any person who solicits or attempts to solicit or receives …
§ 532e Any person who receives money for the purpose of obtaining or paying …
§ 532f (a) A person commits mortgage fraud if, with the intent to …
§ 533 Every person who, after once selling, bartering, or disposing of any …
§ 534 Every person who is married or in a registered domestic partnership, …
§ 535 Every person who obtains any money or property from another, or …
§ 536 Every commission merchant, broker, agent, factor, or consignee, who …
§ 536a It is hereby made the duty of every commission merchant, broker, …
§ 537 (a) Any person who obtains any food, fuel, services, or …
§ 537b Any person who obtains any livery hire or other accommodation at any …
§ 537c Every owner, manager, proprietor, or other person, having the …
§ 537e (a) Any person who knowingly buys, sells, receives, disposes of, …
§ 537f No storage battery composed in whole or in part of a used container, …
§ 537g (a) Unless otherwise provided by law, any person who knowingly …
§ 538 Every person, who, after mortgaging any of the property permitted to …
§ 538a Every person who signs any letter addressed to a newspaper with the …
§ 538b Any person who wilfully wears the badge, lapel button, rosette, or …
§ 538c (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), any person who …
§ 538d (a) Any person other than one who by law is given the authority …
§ 538e (a) Any person, other than an officer or member of a fire …
§ 538f Any person, other than an employee of a public utility or district as …
§ 538g (a) Any person, other than a state, county, city, special …
§ 538h (a) Any person, other than an officer or member of a government …
§ 538.5 Every person who transmits or causes to be transmitted by means of …
§ 539 Every person who, with the intent to defraud, certifies that a person …

Terms Used In California Codes > Penal Code > Part 1 > Title 13 > Chapter 8

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • City: includes city and county and "incorporated town" but does not include "unincorporated town" or "village. See California Education Code 5092
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • corruptly: import s a wrongful design to acquire or cause some pecuniary or other advantage to the person guilty of the act or omission referred to, or to some other person. See California Education Code 1012
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 5091
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • knowingly: import s only a knowledge that the facts exist which bring the act or omission within the provisions of this code. See California Education Code 1012
  • license: shall include a permit or a certificate issued by a state agency. See California Education Code 1097
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • maliciously: import a wish to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or an intent to do a wrongful act, established either by proof or presumption of law. See California Education Code 1012
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • negligently: import a want of such attention to the nature or probable consequences of the act or omission as a prudent man ordinarily bestows in acting in his own concerns. See California Education Code 1012
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See California Education Code 5031
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Education Code 1012
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: includes both real and personal property. See California Education Code 1012
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Education Code 1012
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 5090
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • vessel: means a vessel as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 651 of the Harbors and Navigation Code. See California Education Code 1012
  • willfully: when applied to the intent with which an act is done or omitted, implies simply a purpose or willingness to commit the act, or make the omission referred to. See California Education Code 1012