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FUTURE EARNINGS

This term is applied to the earnings an injured would have made if he had not have been injured.

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FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION

abbreviated to FDIC and is an agency of the US government that insures solvency of banks and their deposits.

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FIXING BAIL

the amount set that needs to be deposited before a suspect is released.

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FACTS IN ISSUE

These are the facts that a plaintiff will base his claim on or which the defendant denies the claim on.

TLD Example: The time it takes for a trial can be greatly reduced if the opposing parties can agree on key points and reduce the facts in issue in a particular case.

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FALSE ARREST

This term applies to the unlawful restraint and or imprisonment of a person and an illegal arrest.

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FAVORED BENEFICIARY

This term applies to the beneficiary who receives more than others.

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FICTION OF LAW

See fiction.

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FINAL DECISION

the term given to the decision that will settle a matter.

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FRIENDLY MERGER

the merger of businesses that is not to be contested by any of the businesses involved.

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FOREIGN TAX CREDIT

a ruling to prevent Americans who earn money overseas from paying double income tax.

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FIXED PRICES

These are the agreed on prices. See price fixing.

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FIXING A JURY

an unlawful attempt in trying to influence a juror or jurors.

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FORCED ENTRY

This term means to enter a person’s property by force and against the occupants wishes.

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FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES ACT

These are the laws that prohibit the discrimination when hiring people.

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FEIGNED ACCOMPLICE

a person who joins in a crime in order to apprehend the people doing the crime. He is undercover.

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FAILURE TO MEET OBLIGATIONS

This term applies to bank that fails to pay the depositor’s when they want there money and the failing of a person tom meet his obligations.

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FAIR AND REASONABLE MARKET VALUE

This term is applied to the value of a property that a seller will accept and the buyer will pay.

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FAMILY CORPORATION

a corporation whose stock is held largely by one family.

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FIRST-CLASS MISDEMEANANT

a person found to be guilty of a misdemeanour who gets lenient treatment.

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FRONTING AND ABUTTING

used to describe a property that borders or adjoins to another property.

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