Civil Forfeiture Trial Win

Allen Yates

Case Conclusion Date:April 30, 2013

Practice Area:Lawsuits / Disputes

Outcome:Client win.

Description:Following an arrest for narcotics found in a vehicle, the State of Georgia attempted to claim the vehicle under Georgia forfeiture law. However, the owner of the vehicle hired Allen Yates and fought back. After a trial in Hall County, the Judge ruled in favor of returning the citizen's property and denied the State of Georgia in its attempt to seize private property.