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F.A.S.

"Free alongside ship"; delivery at dock for ship named.

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F.O.B.

"Free on board"; seller will deliver to car, truck, vessel, or other conveyance by which goods are to be transported, without expense or risk of loss to the buyer or consignee.

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FABRICATE

To construct; to invent a false story.

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FACSIMILE

An exact or accurate copy of an original instrument.

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FACTOR

A commercial agent.

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FEASANCE

The doing of an act.

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FELONIOUS

Criminal, malicious.

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FELONY

Generally, a criminal offense that may be punished by death or imprisonment for more than one year as differentiated from a misdemeanor.

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FEME SOLE

A single woman.

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FIDUCIARY

A person who is invested with rights powers to be exercised for the benefit of another person.

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FIERI FACIAS

A writ of execution commanding the sheriff to levy and collect the amount of a judgement from the goods and chattels of the judgement debtor.

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FINDING OF FACT

Determination from proof or judicial notice of the existence of a fact. A ruling implies a supporting finding of a fact; no separate or formal finding is required unless required by a statute of this state.

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FISCAL

Relating to accounts or the management of revenue.

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FORECLOSURE (sale)

A sale of mortgaged property to obtain satisfaction of the mortgage out of the sale proceeds.

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FORFEITURE

A penalty, a fine.

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FORGERY

Fabricating or producing falsely, counterfeited.

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FORTUITOUS

Accidental.

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FORUM

A court of justice; a place of jurisdiction.

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FRAUD

Deception; trickery.

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FREEHOLDER

One who owns real property.

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FUNGIBLE

Of such kind or nature that one specimen or part may be used in the place of another.