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Family law

Those areas of the law pertaining to families, i.e., marriage, divorce, child custody, juvenile, paternity, etc.

Federal Bureau of (FBI)

A federal agency which investigates all violations of federal Investigation laws.

Felony

A serious criminal offense. Under federal law any offense punishable by death or imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

Fiduciary

A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

File

To place a paper in the official custody of the clerk of court/court administrator to enter into the files or records of a case.

Filing Fee

The fee required for filing various documents.

Finding

Formal conclusion by a judge or regulatory agency on issues of fact. Also, a conclusion by a jury regarding a fact.

Foreclosure

A court proceeding upon default in a mortgage to vest title in the mortgagee.

Forfeiture

A cancellation. A legal action whereby a contract purchaser following default loses all his interest in the property.

Fraud

A false representation of a matter of fact which is intended to deceive another.

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FEDERAL CASE DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE

The Client was charged by the U.S. government with a federal offense of carrying a firearm into the VA. At his first court hearing, The Rickman Law Firm succeeded in having the charge dismissed with
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AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON CHARGE DISMISSED

The Client was charged with felony Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon for pointing a firearm at another citizen. After working with the State, the Client was allowed to enter into a pre-trial diversion program
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NO CONVICTION FOR AGGRAVATED BATTERY CHARGE REDUCED FROM AGGRAVATED CHILD ABUSE

The Client was arrested and initially charged with Aggravated Child Abuse after allegations that the Client harmed his newborn baby causing the baby to have serious injuries. Attorney Anthony Rickman, through extensive litigation and negotiation
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