The crime of False Statements to the DMV or CHP is to knowingly use a false or fictitious name, or knowingly make any false statement or conceal any material fact in any document filed with the DMV or CHP.
What does the prosecutor have to prove?
1. Defendant used a false or fictitious name.
2. Defendant knowingly concealed any material fact in a document filed with the Department of Motor Vehicle or the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
Misdemeanor: 0-180 days