(725 ILCS 5/124B-140)
Sec. 124B-140. Court order with respect to innocent owner. If the court determines, in accordance with Sections 124B-125 through 124B-135, that an innocent owner has a partial interest in property otherwise subject to forfeiture, or a joint tenancy or tenancy by the entirety in that property, the court may enter an appropriate order doing any of the following:
(1) Severing and releasing the property.
(2) Transferring the property to the State with a
provision that the State compensate the innocent owner to the extent of his or her ownership interest once a final order of forfeiture has been entered and the property has been reduced to liquid assets.
(3) Permitting the innocent owner to retain the
property subject to a lien in favor of the State to the extent of the forfeitable interest in the property.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015