(4) A request for forfeiture.
(c) Every person described in paragraph (2) of subsection (b) may appear as a party and present evidence at the hearing. The quantum of proof required is a preponderance of the evidence, and the burden of proof is on the State.
(d) If the court determines that the frozen or seized property was used, about to be used, or intended to be used to commit an offense as defined in this Article or in connection with any such offense, or was integrally related to any offense as defined in this Article or intended offense as defined in this Article, the court shall enter an order of forfeiture and disposition of the frozen or seized property. All property forfeited may be liquidated, and the resultant money, together with any other money forfeited, shall be distributed as set forth in this Article.
(Source: P.A. 96-712, eff. 1-1-10.)