criminal forfeiture

Definition of "criminal forfeiture"
  1. The legal process where belongings linked to the act of a crime are taken away by authorities
How to use "criminal forfeiture" in a sentence
  1. In reference to the drug operation, the judge ordered a criminal forfeiture of the suspect's assets.
  2. The van used to transport illegal merchandise was susceptible to criminal forfeiture.
  3. While facing charges, the accused learned that their house was set for a criminal forfeiture due to its connection to the offense.

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