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(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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 7. Special Proceedings and Actions § 7.68.330. Seizure and forfeiture--Distribution of proceeds - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-7-special-proceedings-and-actions/wa-rev-code-7-68-330/
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