Under certain federal and state law, the government may seek to seize assets that they allege are the proceeds of illegal activity. These forfeiture actions, while related to the criminal action, are separate and distinct civil actions. It may be possible to recover significant portions of this seized property, including money. It is important to address these matters in a timely fashion. Our firm has handled large asset forfeiture actions on the state and federal level and we have been successful in recovering our clients money.