Return of Seized Property

In just about every instance when an arrest is made, some personal property is collected by the law enforcement agency. Most is simply stored to be returned to you upon your release from custody. Some is kept for evidence. Some items may be kept because law enforcement may believe that they were either used in criminal activity or are the fruits of criminal activity. When this happens, law enforcement might not be inclined to give it back to you just because you successfully beat the charges.

How The Banter Firm Can Help with Seized Property

Handcuffs, gavel on book on a wooden background.The Banter Firm can help you get your property back. To make this happen, we will file a Motion with the Court for a Return of Your Property. This motion will A facially sufficient motion for return of property must specifically identify the property and allege that it is the movant’s personal property, that the property is not the fruit of criminal activity, and that the property is not being held as evidence. Once the motion is made, the Court must hold a hearing on the matter unless there is something in the record (the court file) that conclusively refutes the allegations in the Motion. Peterson v. State, 43 Fla. L. Weekly D1420c (Fla. 5th DCA 2018).

At the hearing, The Banter Firm will present testimony and evidence to support the Motion with the goal of getting the Court to grant the Motion and to Order the agency in possession of your property to return said items to you.  Call us today at 813.397.3965 to let us help get your property back!

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Adam Bantner – Criminal Defense Attorney at Law

If you are in need of an expert criminal defense attorney specializing in legal defense against DUI, traffic, criminal, violent crime charges, or a personal injury – you’ll find it here.

Adam L. Bantner, II is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney representing those accused of crimes in Hillsborough and Polk counties. He is the Past President of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys., is a Super Lawyers Rising Star, and AVVO rated “Superb.” Adam is a member of Valrico Law Group.

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Adam Bantner, II is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Law Attorney representing those accused of crimes in Hillsborough and Polk Counties. When you are facing criminal charges, you want an expert in your corner. The Florida Bar has recognized Adam as an expert criminal defense attorney.

I have been defending the accused since 2006 and am Past President of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

I have tried over 30 jury trials, on charges ranging from driving on a suspended license to murder.

In addition, I am a Brandon personal injury attorney. If you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, give me a call to see how we can help!

I approach each case on the principle that every client deserves zealous representation, with attention to detail and to their individualized needs. My mission is to get the best possible result for every client, in every case, every time. Give me a call to see how I can assist you to get the best results in your case. I are here to help.