§ 6300 Except as provided in Sections 5905, 5907, and 5908, no security …
§ 6301 When the secured party, his or her successor, or his or her assignee, …
§ 6302 Upon the deposit of an application for registration of a secured …
§ 6303 Except as provided in Sections 5905, 5907 and 5908, the method …

Terms Used In California Codes > Vehicle Code > Division 3 > Chapter 3 - Filing Instruments Evidencing Liens or Encumbrances

  • legal owner: is a person holding a security interest in a vehicle which is subject to the provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code, or the lessor of a vehicle to the State or to any county, city, district, or political subdivision of the State, or to the United States, under a lease, lease-sale, or rental-purchase agreement which grants possession of the vehicle to the lessee for a period of 30 consecutive days or more. See California Vehicle Code 370
  • owner: is a person having all the incidents of ownership, including the legal title of a vehicle whether or not such person lends, rents, or creates a security interest in the vehicle. See California Vehicle Code 460
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC