Within the field of family law, civil RICO is making an appearance in the aftermath of divorce cases. This statute appeals to both litigants and lawyers because of its generous civil provisions.8 Money is the motivating factor behind the use of civil RICO. Therefore, a vengeful ex-spouse, and his9 lawyer, have much to gain from pursuing RICO allegations.
The Honeymoon Is Definitely Over: The Use of Civil RICO in Divorce,
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