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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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PINELLAS DUI REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING

The Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence and refused to submit a breath test. Attorney Anthony Rickman was able to get the State to reduce the DUI to Reckless Driving.
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NO CONVICTION FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON AND AGGRAVATED STALKING CHARGES

The Client was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Aggravated Stalking, both of which are felonies. The Client was not convicted.
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NO CONVICTION FOR POSSESSION OF CANNABIS, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA AND NO VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE

The Client was charged with Possession of Cannabis, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and No Valid Driver’s License in Hillsborough County, Florida. The client was not convicted of on any of the charges.
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