United States Fifth Circuit

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US v. Corpus, 06-20619

In a criminal forfeiture proceeding in which appellants intervened asserting that they had an interest in real property subject to forfeiture, and that their interest was superior to that of the defendant, a final judgment of forfeiture is affirmed where appellants' alleged interest in the real property was not superior to that of the defendant under either state law or the Bankruptcy Code.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/29/2007
  • Published 06/29/2007


  • KING, Circuit Judge:, Before KING, DAVIS and BARKSDALE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • J. Chris Juravich (argued), Erdos & Juravich, Sugar Land, TX, for Movants-Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Albert Thomas Ratliff (argued), James Lee Turner, Asst. U.S. Atty., Houston, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee.