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Fender Bender

When two or more vehicles are involved in a low-impact collision with minimal damage.

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Financial Responsibility Laws

The name given to laws requiring motorists to obtain insurance coverage on vehicles driven on state roads.

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FREEDOM OF RELIGION

a guarantee of the1st and 14th amendment where a person can worship as they please.

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FRAUD IN THE INDUCEMENT

a phrase used when a person has been tricked into signing a document.

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FAIR HEARING

the hearing with fundamental principles of justice that is not held in court.

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FRAME-UP

the term given to a plot intended to incriminate an innocent person in a crime.

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FIREARM

This term is used to describe a weapon that acts from a gunpowder explosion.

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FILIBUSTER

a term used to try to continue ue debate so the matter will not be voted on.

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FAIR VALUATION

the current market price of something. See fair and reasonable market value.

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FAIR AND EQUITABLE

a term found in laws of bankruptcy where the creditors are paid fairly and reasonably.

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FILING A CLAIM

This term means to present a written statement of a request for damages or relief.

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FIRST PUBLICATION

This term applies to the copyright of an author to the publication of a manuscript and the date a copy first goes on sale.

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FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY

the term that gives the right of people to gather together to discuss issues that are of public importance.

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FIDUCIARY CAPACITY

This applies to a person serving to handle money and property to benefit another party, such as the attorney, broker, guardian etc.

 TLD Example: The executor of the estate served in a fiduciary capacity and owed a duty to act in good faith in carrying the wishes of the deceased.

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FINDING OF FACT

This term applies to the conclusion reached by the court, arbitrators and is the determination of truth after consideration,.

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FINAL HEARING

the hearing that will settle the case through a final decision.

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FALSE PRETENSES

This term applies to the premeditated and calculated act that misrepresents the facts or a situation in order to defraud.

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FRIENDLY WITNESS

the witness who is called to the court by one party to give testimony in favour to that party.

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FORCE AND FEAR

an expression used where a contract or an agreement was made by forcing one party into it.

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FAIR DAMAGES

These are the damages for an injury or loss that more than compensate for them.

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