Police can seize your personal property, under asset forfeiture laws, if there is reason to believe that the property was obtained through criminal activity. If you are facing possible drug crime charges, your property can be seized without a conviction. Call attorney David Studenroth immediately at 847.292.9200. Mr. Studenroth has been practicing criminal law for 30 years, and is extremely knowledgeable and up to date on asset forfeiture laws and defense strategies. He will work to inform and educate you about your rights, and to build a strong criminal defense on your behalf.
About Asset Forfeiture
Asset Forfeiture is a civil matter that deals with the origin and use of personal property and possessions. There is a lesser burden of proof to establish grounds for the seizure of assets. The police can seize assets, with probable cause, such as:
- Bank Accounts
- Fine Art
Prior to the seizure, you will receive a written notice. If there is no address on file, the notice may be published in a public medium, such as a newspaper.
You need a solid defense to prove that your possessions were not involved in funding or obtained through criminal activity. Experienced attorney David Studenroth will aggressively defend your rights and work to prove that:
- your assets were not used for criminal activities
- your assets were obtained legitimately
- the seizure of the asset will result in financial hardship for your family
David Studenroth will:
- challenge the procedures and methods used to seize the assets
- investigate the circumstances of your case,
- seek documents to back up the validity of legitimately acquired assets
- provide a robust defense to help you keep what you deserve
- work for the return your property and possessions as quickly as possible
There are tight deadlines for asset forfeiture claims.You have only 45 days from receipt to enter a claim for the return of assets. Time is of the essence. Call us immediately at 847.292.9200 if you are facing asset forfeiture to get the legal help you need.