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  1. false imprisonment

    false imprisonment

    Intentional confinement within fixed boundaries including unlawful use of force, threat of force, or assertion of legal authority. The person being... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-23-2011 01:03 AM Go to entry
     
  2. federal rules of civil procedure

    federal rules of civil procedure

    The rules that govern civil actions within the United States federal district court system.
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    Legal Help 11-14-2011 04:36 AM Go to entry
     
  3. fee simple absolute

    fee simple absolute

    The greatest form of property interest one can have. In property law, the lives of the owners of property are thought of as never-ending. Fee... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-30-2011 11:11 PM Go to entry
     
  4. fiduciary

    fiduciary

    Fiduciary is a very broad term that is used to describe those who must exercise an extremely high level of care in managing another person's money,... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-14-2011 06:31 PM Go to entry
     
  5. fiduciary duty

    fiduciary duty

    The duty that a fiduciary owes to their beneficiaries to always act with good faith, loyalty, honesty, and within the best interests of the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-14-2011 04:34 AM Go to entry
     
  6. filing fee

    filing fee

    The amount paid to the court to file documents in legal proceedings.
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    Legal Help 12-01-2011 06:03 PM Go to entry
     
  7. foreclosure

    foreclosure

    Foreclosure is the method by which a lender legally repossesses and sells a piece of real property in order to satisfy a debt of a mortgage. A... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 10-13-2011 12:09 AM Go to entry
     
  8. fraud

    fraud

    Fraud can have three difference connotations. First, fraud can refer to any knowing misrepresentation or concealment of material facts for the... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-22-2011 06:30 PM Go to entry
     
  9. fraud in the inducement/procurement

    fraud in the inducement/procurement

    Occurs when a person intentionally misrepresents a material risk or material fact that results in an injury to another person or induces the person... [Read more]
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    Legal Help 11-22-2011 06:46 PM Go to entry
     
  10. fraudulent marriage

    fraudulent marriage

    A fraudulent marriage is a marriage that is based on some key misrepresentation regarding an issue of fundamental importance to the non-defrauding... [Read more]
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