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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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Criminal Defense Asset Forfeiture Seizure Attorney

By Spodek Law Group | July 17, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:22 pm

When the Feds Come Knockin’ – How a Skilled Asset Forfeiture Attorney Can Help

Well slap me silly and call me sally, looks like Uncle Sam has come a knockin’! If you’ve suddenly found yourself on the wrong side of a federal asset forfeiture case, you’re probably sweatin’ bullets and fixin’ to find yourself a savvy lawyer, and quick. Federal asset forfeiture can seem mighty scary, like a big bad wolf huffing and puffing to blow your house down. But have no fear, help is here!

With the right attorney on your side, someone who knows the ins and outs of federal forfeiture law and ain’t afraid to face down the big bad wolf, you’ve got a fighting chance at keeping your property and your sanity. Let me tell you about my buddy Todd Spodek over at Spodek Law Group. Now Todd’s a fella who knows how to take on them fed boys and keep your assets safe from seizure. He’s a rootin’ tootin’ lawyer with a record of success in getting forfeited property returned.

See, the way the forfeiture game works is that the feds can take your stuff, even if you ain’t been convicted of any crime. I know, it sounds all kinds of backward, don’t it? The key is that the forfeiture is against the property itself, not the person. So Uncle Sam can grab your cash, cars, or jewels, then make you jump through all kinds of hoops to get ’em back. Don’t seem fair? You bet it don’t.

That’s why having an attorney like Todd on your side makes all the difference. He knows every twist and turn of forfeiture law, all the ins and outs that the feds use to try and keep what they done seized. Todd’s like a bloodhound when it comes to finding legal loopholes to get people’s stuff returned to them, and keep the feds from boxing you into a corner.

A Record of Success Stories

Let me tell you bout some of the folks Todd’s helped get their assets back from Uncle Sam’s grubby paws:

There was old Joe “Blueberry” Jones down in Texas. The DEA caught Joe with a bag of cash and some other valuables they claimed was tied up in drug trafficking. Now Joe swore up and down it was money from selling his prize blueberry jam at the county fair, not no drugs. But them DEA boys took one look at an old fella named Blueberry and figured he must be guilty.

Lucky for Joe, he had Todd in his corner. Todd knew that just cause you have cash the feds can try and take it, even without proof you’ve done anything illegal. He filed motions challenging the seizure, forcing the feds to actually prove their case. Turns out they didn’t have nothin’ on Joe besides his funny nickname. The assets got returned, and Joe got to keep selling his blueberry jam in peace.

Then there was Linda “Diamond Lil” Clarkson. Lil was a fancy socialite lady with a soft spot for sparkly jewels. The FBI raided Lil’s estate one day and seized millions in diamonds, pearls, and rubies claiming they were ill-gotten gains from Lil’s ex-husband’s financial schemes. Lil swore she didn’t know nothing about that, but the FBI still took all her precious jewels.

Lil hired Todd, who was able to argue that the government had no proof Lil knew about any illegal activity. After months of legal wrangling, Todd got every last jewel returned to Lil so she could go back to her sparkly life.

So if you find the feds at your door ready to seize your property, don’t wait – call Todd quicker than a jackrabbit on a hot greasy griddle. With his decade plus of experience, ain’t no one better at snatching up assets from Uncle Sam’s clutches. He’ll stand up to the feds like a mama bear protecting her cub, and won’t rest till you get back what’s rightfully yours.

The Spodek Law Group has your back

And it ain’t just Todd – the whole Spodek Law Group has got your back when it comes to asset forfeiture defense. Their team of legal eagles is chock full of pros who know forfeiture law like the back of their hand. From filing motions tosuppress evidence to navigating complex settlement agreements, they’ve got the skills to protect you and your property.

At Spodek Law Group it ain’t just about billable hours – they take pride in giving each client personal attention and excellent service. From the secretaries to the paralegals, you’ll have an entire crew rooting for you. And with offices in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Long Island, no matter where you are in New York, you’ve got a Spodek lawyer nearby.

Don’t Wait, Get the Law on Your Side Today

Believe you me, going up against Uncle Sam solo is a fool’s errand. To keep your property safe from improper seizure, you need someone who can bring the law down on the government’s head if need be.

So if you find yourself facing federal forfeiture of your assets, pick up the phone and call 212-300-5196 or click here to contact the pros at Spodek Law Group. They won’t rest until your assets are back where they belong.

With an attorney like Todd Spodek leading the charge, you’ve got no need to fear the big bad feds. He’ll huff and puff right back at them with the full force of the law until you once again have what’s rightfully yours. Asset forfeiture is no joke, so make the call today for a free case evaluation, and let Spodek Law Group help you blow the government’s house down!

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