Colorado Asset Forfeiture Attorney
The experienced Colorado criminal defense lawyers of McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP act quickly to protect our client’s property or money that was seized by the government. Oftentimes, the government seizes property during the course of a criminal investigation with charges then being brought soon after property is seized. The legal process related to the return of seized property is complicated and assets can be lost forever if deadlines are missed or the correct defense strategy is not taken. The experienced criminal defense team of McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP fights against seizures by the government to get our client’s property back.
In Colorado civil and criminal asset forfeiture cases, the government can seize items of value such as:
- Bank Accounts
- Real Estate
Denver Government Property Seizure Lawyers
McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP attorneys have worked successfully to have our client’s property returned all or in part. After a person’s personal property was confiscated, the government can seek to permanently seize the items. The help of an experienced lawyer in these cases makes a difference in the types of settlements that can be negotiated.
If the police or the government have confiscated your property, you might have to fight to have it returned. Our legal team employs strong defense strategies that protect our client’s property rights. Our litigators aggressively challenge the government’s case and require them to prove that they are legally entitled to deprive our clients of their assets.
Civil Asset Forfeiture Consultation
Colorado civil forfeitures and Colorado government property seizures can be a ruthless process to endure. McDermott Stuart & Ward LLP attorneys have years of experience with these types of cases. Our lawyers work hard to secure a full or partial return of our client’s assets when possible. If you are the victim of a civil forfeiture, call our firm at (303) 832-8888 to discuss your case and learn what defenses you may have.