Federal Defense Attorney on Forfeiture and Restitution | Hope Lefeber | Scoop.it
Forfeiture & Restitution - Legal process that allows the federal government to take “ill gotten gains” from the defendant - Inserted into numerous federal statutes and is mandatory for over 200 federal crimes - Gross Proceeds at time of commission of the offense may be forfeitable - Process begins immediately after sentencing
Proceeds go to government, not victim. - Forfeiture & Restitution is the legal process that allows the federal government to take “ill gotten gains” from the defendant. - Restitution in a Nutshell is the legal process that compels the Defendant to pay the victim as part of their criminal sentence. Philadelphia Federal criminal defense attorney Hope Lefeber 610-