If you had your assets seized by the government, I can help. As an experienced Salt Lake City civil forfeiture lawyer, I have helped many clients recover what they have rightly earned. If you have lost valuable property due to allegations of use in a crime, I counter their aggressive actions with a fact-based approach and dedicated protection of your rights. Laws allow the government and law enforcement to take what is yours. However, limitation exists.
Free consultation: I can explain the law and how I can protect your rights if you contact my law office for a free consultation
How Salt Lake City Civil Forfeiture Works?
At the Cleveland Law Firm, I bring over 15 years of experience with white collar crimes and related matters in Utah State and Federal Courts. The government will go to great lengths to meet the “preponderance of evidence” standard in civil forfeiture proceedings. Without the help of a Salt Lake City civil forfeiture attorney, you could lose your possessions indefinitely. You must take immediate action to prevent civil asset forfeiture.
Unlike criminal forfeiture, no illegal act needs to be committed for property to be seized. Civil forfeiture proceedings possess a lower standard than criminal asset forfeiture claims. It is more about property than people. Your assets are the target of a lawsuit, whether you were in possession of them when an alleged crime was committed. Property often involved in civil forfeiture proceedings include:
- Houses and real estate
Criminal defense is all I do
My exclusive focus as a Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer has helped me perfect successful legal strategies that are proven to be effective in Utah Courts. Throughout the years, I have achieved a history of favorable results by helping hundreds of people successfully reduce or avoid criminal charges. My clients’ positive testimonials tell their stories.