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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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FRIVOLOUS DEMURRER

a motion to dismiss the charges as they are flimsy and untenable.

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FRIVOLOUS PLEA

a plea that is a sham and is devoid of any merit at all.

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FORCE MAJESTURE

French term that means an act of God.

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FALSE ENTRY

This term is given to an untrue statement in books of accounts that is made to deceive.

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FABRICATED EVIDENCE

This evidence that is false or altered so much that it is deceitful.

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FOR CAUSE

a term used for a legal that is recognised as being sufficient by law.

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FIREBUG

This term is given to a person sets fires deliberately, a pyromaniac and the committer of arson.

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FRUSTRATION OF TESTAMENTARY INTENTION

This term is used when an heir or a legatee fails to fulfil a promise that has been made when the deceased was alive.

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FAIR AND REASONABLE VALUE

the term given to the value that is placed on property for imposing taxes.

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FALSE INSTRUMENT

a document that has been counterfeited.

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FALSE IMPERSONATION

This term is applied to the act of taking another person’s identity.

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FABRICATED FACT

This the term given to a fact that is not founded on a truth.

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FEDERAL STATUTE

This term is applied to a national law that has been enacted by Congress.

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FAMOSUS LIBELLUS

a Latin phrase for a slanderous or libelous letter or writing.

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FRAUDULENT ACT

an act that has been with bad faith and dishonesty.

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FIXED ASSETS

These are the assets and resources needed to operate a business.

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FEDERAL COMMON LAW

a group of laws established by the federal courts that is not influenced by laws and decisions of state courts.

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FAIR USE

This term applies to the legal using of material that is copyrighted and no payment of royalties is required.

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