When individuals are charged with certain crimes, law enforcement officials may claim the right to seize money, vehicles, homes, real estate and other assets that they believe have been obtained through illegal activity. It can often be difficult to reclaim this property, even if the person charged is ultimately acquitted. I am Covington seized property lawyer Ernest Bauer, and I can help defend you against criminal charges and fight to get your property back.
If you have been charged with a crime and have had your property seized as a result, you need legal representation. Contact me, a Louisiana criminal law attorney, online or call 504-610-5645 to schedule a meeting to discuss your situation.
Dedicated Representation in All Types of Criminal Cases
There are certain criminal charges that are more likely to result in the seizure of property than others. As a Covington criminal defense lawyer, I have experience handling the defense of all types of crimes, including:
- Drug offenses
- Theft crimes, including fraud and embezzlement
- Money laundering
Act Quickly for an Aggressive Defense
If your property is taken following an arrest, you will get a document from the state informing you that they intend to seize the property. You only have 30 days to respond to this determination, otherwise you will forfeit your claim to the property. That is why it is important to get in touch with the Law Office of Ernest J. Bauer Jr. as soon as possible.
I will get to work preparing your defense right away. I will fight to show that your property was not used in the commission of a crime or paid for through criminal activity. You can rely on me to protect your rights while I work to find the best possible solution to your problem.
Call for a Consultation With a St. Tammany Parish Property Forfeiture Lawyer
If you have been arrested and forced to forfeit your property, you should seek legal help immediately. Contact me, a Covington seized property attorney, online or call 504-610-5645 to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case. The initial consultation is free, and I can often arrange payment terms to help you pay for your defense.