The forfeiture attorneys at GRL Law routinely call for immediate action by citizens when police seize personal property like cash and firearms without a warrant. If you don’t act promptly, you risk losing out on any claim for the return of your property. That’s right. The police might keep your cash! We had the opportunity […]
If you have cash seized for forfeiture by the Iowa State Patrol or another law enforcement agency during a traffic stop, then due process entitles you to certain rights. Normally, the trooper will provide you with a Notice of Seizure for Forfeiture. This will list the date, time and location along with a description of […]
Police and prosecutors use forfeiture laws to take ownership of property that is allegedly related to criminal activity. The police needn’t even arrest the owner to take advantage of Iowa’s civil forfeiture laws. More often than not, criminal charges are never filed by police. They simply seize property (mainly cash) during any traffic stop, […]
Colin Murphy was once again named to the Great Plains Super Lawyers list in 2020, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Only 5 percent of attorneys in the region receive this distinction.
Pottawattamie County Judge orders County to return $18,751 in cash, seized during a traffic stop, returned to its owner.