(725 ILCS 5/124B-160)
Petition for forfeiture; forfeiture hearing; burden of proof.
(a) The Attorney General or State's Attorney may file a petition for forfeiture of property in connection with an offense as defined in this Article, and, within a reasonable time after sentencing, the court shall conduct a hearing to determine whether any property is subject to forfeiture under this Article. Every person with any property interest in the property alleged to be subject to forfeiture may appear as a party and present evidence at the hearing.
(b) At the forfeiture hearing, the State has the burden of establishing, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the property is subject to forfeiture under this Article.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10.)