Dallas, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: In texas can they keep your ligitament income found during search

I have a heavy cash business as window tinter.. I had just made 1695.00 at a fesitival so i put it in my safe to deposit on mon.morn. pd came in mon morn. Opemed my safe w/o warrant

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Jeffrey Joseph
Jeffrey Joseph
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: This is an epidemic across the nation right now. And I can tell you it ins't getting better, but worse. You should have received a card from the officer signifying their intent to keep the cash in relation to illegal activity. You are able to object, but I can tell you the hearings are going well across the country. Here is a good article outlining the issues: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/07/18/us-restoring-asset-seizures-with-safeguards.html

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