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Atlanta Asset Forfeiture Defense Lawyer

The government has the authority to confiscate property used to carry out a crime. However, prosecutors are known to violate individuals' rights when seeking to increase penalties for individuals suspected of fraud or drug trafficking. If your cash, bank accounts, vehicles, real estate, jewelry or other property has been seized by law enforcement, contact a federal criminal defense lawyer highly experienced in handling asset forfeiture cases.

Seeking to Uncover Holes in the Prosecution's Case

I am Richard Grossman, an asset forfeiture defense lawyer with more than 20 years of experience. I have a strong background handling asset forfeiture cases stemming from white collar offenses and drug charges. This is a highly complicated area of the law, but I know how to stay ahead of the prosecution when the stakes are high.

If you are under investigation for drug trafficking, racketeering or another white collar offense, the prosecutors may try to use asset forfeiture laws to try and increase the penalties against you. Contact us to learn how I can try and uncover the prosecution's questionable tactics.

Handling Asset Forfeiture Claims and Drug Charges

If you are suspected of committing a drug offense, you may be surprised to learn that some of your property was confiscated. State and federal authorities can seize assets obtained from the illegal activity. Similarly, any vehicles used to carry out the alleged crime can also be taken. I am committed to defending your rights when facing serious drug charges.

I will also help you regain any property wrongfully assumed to be connected with the illegal activity. Forensic accountants can help make all the difference in tracking any financial transactions to show the property was wrongfully confiscated.

Handing White Collar Asset Forfeiture Proceedings

I have years of experience handling asset forfeiture proceedings in connection to white collar charges. I have a strong background defending clients facing white collar charges with assets taken by federal or state authorities, such as:

  • Jewelry
  • Cars
  • Real estate
  • Stocks and other financial investments

I am committed to fighting back against the Drug Enforcement Administration and FBI prepared to seize your assets or freeze your bank accounts. I will seek to suppress any evidence illegally obtained without a proper search warrant or illegal wiretap. I will aggressively defend you against fraud allegations, while helping you regain any property wrongfully confiscated.

Contact a Skilled Georgia Seized Property Lawyer

Without an experienced lawyer on your side, you face a greater risk of the government confiscating your property or convicting you of serious allegations. When the stakes are high, do not settle for anything less than experienced representation. Contact our Asset Forfeiture Defense Lawyer today for a free initial consultation.

Recent Victories

State of Georgia v. Perez

Case #17-CR-573-SG
Charges: Trafficking in Methamphetamine
Level III - 25-year mandatory minumum
Lumpkin County Superior Court
On June 26, 2018, this case was dismissed

State of Georgia v. Clark

Case # 16SC147213
Charges: Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Children. Charges reduced to misdemeanors. Suspended sentence i.e. no jail, no probation. First Offender Treatment=No conviction. Fulton County Superior Court: May 17, 2017

State of Georgia v. Spencer

Case # 16SC145748
Charges: Armed Robbery, Reckless Conduct. Client facing mandatory minimum 10-year prison sentence without the possibility of parole. All charges Dismissed. Fulton County Superior Court: February 17, 2017

State of Georgia v. Gonzalez

Case # 15B-04016-10
Charges: Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Client facing 10 year mandatory minimum prison sentence. After trial by jury, not guilty verdict. Superior Court of Gwinnett County: July 7, 2016

State of Georgia v. Tahhan

Case # 15SC133921
In Fulton County, Ga. Armed Robbery, Home Invasion and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. Dismissed on August 18, 2015

State of Georgia v. Garnez

Case # 15SC133726
In Fulton County, Ga. Kidnapping. Dismissed on August 20, 2015

State of Georgia v. Katrina Shardow

In Fulton County, Ga. After a two-week trial a jury found Ms. Shardow not guilty of murder and related charges on May 26, 2015.

State of Georgia v. Dalan Grant:

In Fulton County, Ga. Mr. Grant was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony – all charges were dismissed.

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