Criminal forfeiture occurs when a court, through civil proceedings, takes possession of any asset that it believes was the result of criminal activities. Even if you are found non-guilty of the underlying criminal offense the court can still order the forfeiture of your property.
Under current Federal, State, and local laws simply being accused of certain crimes allows the court to freeze your assets and seize your possessions. Those crimes include:
If you’re facing the possibility of criminal forfeiture talk to an experienced attorney that can help you keep your possessions.
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