This article is intended to give the foreign reader, or a reader unfamiliar with the basics of asset forfeiture law in the United States, an introduction to the topic. The article explains the distinctions between administrative, civil and criminal forfeiture and lists the reasons why the government would choose one procedure over the other in certain typical situations.
- administrative forfeiture,
- civil forfeiture,
- criminal forfeiture
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