1993: Your House Is Under Arrest

The Introduction to Your House Is Under Arrest How Police Can Seize Your Home, Car, and Business Without a Trial – And How to Protect Yourself by Brenda Grantland Attorney,  Mill Valley, California, U.S.A. There is a very good reason not to invest in real estate in the United States today: Asset Forfeiture! “Asset forfeiture” is a polite euphemism for the government’s confiscation of private property. You probably know about the doctrine of eminent domain, which lets the government decide to put a freeway through your land if it wants to. using the power of an eminent domain, they can condemn your land and take it, and there is very little you can do to stop them. Of course, they have to pay you for it, because of the Fifth Amendment’s “just compensation” clause, which states: “… nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.” Forfeiture is […] Read More