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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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FELONY TRESPASSING IN AN OCCUPIED STRUCTURE OR CONVEYANCE AND RESISTING AN OFFICER WITH VIOLENCE CHARGE DISMISSED UPON COMPLETION OF DIVERSON PROGRAM

The Client was arrested for Trespassing in an Occupied Structure or Conveyance and Resisting and Officer with Violence after an incident which occurred during Gasparilla. Attorney Anthony Rickman was able to convince the law enforcement
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NO CONVICTION FOR PETIT THEFT CHARGE

The Client was arrested for Petit Theft when the Client changed a bar code on an item at a Walmart and purchased the item at a lower price. The Client was not convicted
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Grand Theft Dropped

The Defendant was charged with grand theft for stealing a wallet from a person at the casino. The State agreed to drop the grand theft after the Defense showed them numerous problems within the case.
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