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Challenge to forfeiture order came too late (access required)

Where the defendant failed to appeal from the court’s second order of forfeiture entered in 2014, his 2020 complaints came too late. A  forfeiture may only be challenged on direct appeal, which must be filed within 14 days of entry of the order. Background In this closed criminal case, defendant Anjay Patel filed a motion to discharge ...