7.68.320  <<  7.68.330 >>   7.68.340

Seizure and forfeitureDistribution of proceeds.

(1) The proceeds of any forfeiture action brought under RCW 7.68.320 shall be distributed as follows:
(a) First, to the victim or to the plaintiff in a wrongful death action brought as a result of the victim's death, to satisfy any money judgment against the convicted person, or to satisfy any restitution ordered as part of the convicted person's sentence;
(b) Second, to the reasonable legal expenses of bringing the action;
(c) Third, to the crime victims' compensation fund under RCW 7.68.090.
(2) A court may establish such escrow accounts or other arrangements as it deems necessary and appropriate in order to distribute proceeds in accordance with this section.
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