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Civil Asset Forfeiture

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What are specific reasons for civil asset forfeiture?

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There are two types of asset forfeiture, criminal and civil. In civil forfeiture, the government sues the property itself, not the person. The ...

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There are two types of asset forfeiture, criminal and civil. In civil forfeiture, the government sues the property itself, not the person. The defendant is the property, the plaintiff is the government and the owner of the property is a third party claimant. This is in rem jurisdiction (jurisdiction over the thing).

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