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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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Found Not Guilty at Trial for Domestic Violence Battery

Hillsborough County 11-CM-14886 Domestic Violence Battery
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NOT CONVICTED OF FELONY DRUG CHARGES

The Client was originally charged with Felony Possession of Cocaine and Felony Possession of Cannabis. No Conviction on any charges.
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CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATION CLOSED WITHOUT ANY ARREST OR CHARGES MADE BY THE STATE

The Client was contacted by law enforcement and Child Protective Services for allegations of Child Abuse. The Client contacted the Rickman Law Firm and the firm immediately contacted the detective working up the investigation to
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