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I am involved in a case "Amended complaint for forfeiture in

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I am involved in a case "Amended complaint for forfeiture in rem"

The government wants the money and I have received a notice but need to postpone

the deadline(7/17) because I cannot do anything due to me being in prison in Korea.

United States District Court
District of Nevada

My question: What kind of lawyer do I need to postpone the matter? Where do I find this lawyer? Can I do this over the phone? Do I still have enough time?

TexLawyer :

Good evening. I'll be assisting you with your question.

TexLawyer :

Is this forfeiture part of a criminal case against you?

Customer:

No. I am in jail in Korea for a different reason. But I am involved with the money.

TexLawyer :

Is the government claiming this money is proceeds of a crime?

Customer:

Yes.

TexLawyer :

OK. Give me one second.

TexLawyer :

You need a white collar criminal defense lawyer.

TexLawyer :

The best place to find one in your situation is through one of the well established lawyer referral websites. I'd suggest using www.martindale.com or www.lawyers.com.

TexLawyer :

Both allow you to search for lawyers by practice area and location. They also both rate lawyers, so you can be sure you are getting quality representation.

TexLawyer :

If you get this done this week, the lawyer should be able to get a continuance filed in time.

Customer:

Thank you.

TexLawyer :

Obviously, the sooner you can get it done, the better.

TexLawyer :

Glad to help.

TexLawyer :

Can I do anything else for you?

Customer:

No. Thank you!

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