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[ sˈiːz], [ sˈiːz], [ s_ˈiː_z]

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When it comes to seizing property, the courts handle many different types of seizures. A party can seize tangible property if they can prove that it is the subject of a lawful judgment or decree. There are also specific types of seizures that are allowed under state law, such as constructive seizure. Passive seizures are when law enforcement officers merely observe property as it is being used contrary to law. Active seizures are when law enforcement officers take illegal action, such as force, to detain or arrest someone.

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