United States v. Armstrong, et al.

Defendants' Joint Motion and Incorporated Memorandum for an Adversary Hearing or, Alternatively, for Release and Exemption of Assets From Forfeiture to Pay Attorneys' Fees


Following the indictment of our clients, three pain clinics and their owner, the government seized or restrained all of the individual and corporate assets totaling approximately $5.6 million. This motion sought release of funds to pay attorneys' fees and defense costs through an adversary hearing under controlling Fifth Circuit precedent. Following a series of hearings and additional briefing the trial court released $300,000 to pay attorneys' fees and defense costs.

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Pre-Trial Motions | Federal, 5th Circuit, Louisiana | United States

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