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Officers have how many days to file for asset forfeiture?

30

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What chapter of the Texas CCP covers forfeiture?

59

2

Property of any nature, including real, personal, tangible, or intangible that is used in the commission of an offense.

Contraband

3

Once property is seized, the officer must provide the attorney representing the state with ________.

*A sworn statement containing a schedule of the property seized
*An acknowledgement that the officer has seized property
*A list of reasons for the seizure

4

An asset forfeiture is a ________ case.

Civil

5

Who is responsible for the seized property?

Seizing officer

6

Not later than __ hours a peace officer who seizes property will ________, ________, ________.

*72
*Place property under seal
*Remove property to a place ordered by court
*Require law enforcement agency to take custody of the property and move it to a proper location.

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A bona fide holder of a perfected lien or a perfected security interest in property.

Interest holder

8

Income a person accused or convicted of a crime or the person's representative or assignee receives from various means.

Proceed

9

The restraint if property by a peace officer, whether the officer restrains the property by physical force or by a display of officer's authority, and includes the collection of property or the act of taking possession of property.

Seizure

10

May be deposited in interest of bearing account or in jurisdiction of state attorney.

Currency

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Defenses to forfeiture:

*Innocent owner defense
*Owner acquired the property before illegal act
*Family violence defense
*Dismissal or acquittal of related charges