Chicago lawyer for asset forfeiture
Criminal defense attorney in Chicago
Asset forfeiture laws allow the government to claim assets that they suspect may have been used for or involved with committing a crime. It also covers assets that may have been gained through the proceeds of criminal activity. Most surprisingly, however, is that you do not have to be found guilty – or even charge to end for the government to keep your property or even sell it.
Let us fight for what’s rightfully yours. Speak to a Chicago asset forfeiture attorney online or at 312-858-440
Which assets are eligible?
The laws in place and enable law enforcement to take assets of any size or value if they believe the seized assets are associated with a crime. It is not uncommon for the assets to remain in the governments grasp even if you are found not guilty or your charges are dismissed. In these cases, it becomes necessary to take aggressive legal action.
The list of assets that may be taken includes, but is not limited to:
Too much is at stake
Asset forfeiture proceedings often unfold before or during the affiliated criminal trial. Because of this, it is not an uncommon strategy to let the property go without a fight, as everything said during a forfeiture hearing can be used against you in the criminal trial. However, that property is rightfully yours regardless of how long you need to wait to begin to fight for its return.
If your property or other assets have been seized by the government, you need an experienced Chicago asset forfeiture attorney to get it back. We can challenge the government to defend its case, negotiate on your behalf, and recommend the appropriate overall strategy to secure the best result possible.
We have extensive experience helping people just like you. Contact us today so we can get started on reclaiming what is yours.