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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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FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT

See Amendments to constitution.

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FILIATION PROCEEDING

the court proceeding that will force the father of a child to provide support for it.

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FEDERAL JUDGE

a judge who will preside over a US federal court.

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FIDUCIARY RELATION

an informal relationship where one person trusts the other and relies on their judgement.

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FALSE WITNESS

a witness who has knowingly and willfully given a false testimony.

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FEIGNED ISSUE

a term given to the issue presented in equity court that does not have the jurisdiction to settle. It should be heard in court of common law.

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FRAUD IN TREATY

where deceit is used to get a person to sign a document that will misrepresent the intended agreement.

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FORBIDDING DISCLOSURE TO PARENTS

a medical jurisprudence term where a minor asks the physician not to reveal details to a parent.

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FISCAL OFFICERS

These are the public officials who are responsible for collecting money and distributing public money.

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FEE-SPLITTING

This term applies to dividing the fee between a referring attorney and the attorney who handles the matter to hand.

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FREE EGRESS

This means to have the right to have some land or property whenever you wish to.

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FEIGNED ACTION

See false action.

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FIDUCIARY DEBT

a debt that is based on a trust or a confidence and not on a contract.

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FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT

These are the laws passed by a government that give the federal district courts authority to hear claims for damages against the US.

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FAIR RETURN ON INVESTMENT

the return that conforms to the rate of similar investments and reflects a fair payment for property.

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F OB

an abbreviation of free on board where the seller delivers goods at his own risk and expenses.

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FEDERAL OFFENSE

This term is applied to a crime or an offense that is defined by Congress such as treason, tax evasion, smuggling, kidnapping etc.

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FINAL DECREES

Decree that settles a case between the parties.

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