The owner of the car must pay for the license plates fines. It is illegal to drive with expired license plates.
because the state gets free labor from inmates.
License plates expire on the date that is on the stick that the DMV sends you. It is important to get new license plates before that date, so you do not get pulled over for having expired tags.
California license plates come in a few different styles. The most popular plate is white with the word California in red cursive lettering.
Not necessarily your plates, but you will have to surrender your old drivers license when you are issued your new one.
California requires a license plate on the front and back of the car. You have to remove your plates from Germany.