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Habeas corpus

The name of a writ having for its object to bring a person before a court.

Headnote

A brief summary of a legal rule or significant facts in a case, which along with other headnotes, precedes the printed opinion in reports.

Hearing

A formal proceeding (generally less formal than a trial) with definite issues of law or of fact to be heard. Hearings are used extensively by legislative and administrative agencies.

Hearsay

Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.

Hostile witness

A witness whose testimony is not favorable to the party who calls him or her as a witness. A hostile witness may be asked leading questions and may be cross-examined by the party who calls him or her to the stand.

Hung jury

A jury whose members cannot agree upon a verdict.

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JUVENILE CHARGES WITH SEXUAL BATTERY OF MINOR NOT CONVICTED

The Client, a minor, was arrested and charged with Lew and Lascivious Sexual Battery on a Minor in Pasco County. The Client was not convicted of the charge.
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NO PROSECUTION FOR FELONY BATTERY ON A PREGNANT FEMALE CHARGE

The Client was arrested for Felony Battery on a Pregnant Female. Attorney Anthony Rickman diligently worked and convinced the State not to prosecute the Client and the Charges against the Client were all dropped.
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DUI REDUCED TO RECKLESS DRIVING AND FELONY CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF THC OIL DISMISSED

The Client was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and Possession of THC Oil, which is a third-degree felony; Attorney Anthony Rickman was able to get the DUI reduced to Reckless Driving and the Client
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