Glossary of Car Accidents Law Terms “F”
Fact-finding hearing: A proceeding where facts relevant to deciding a controversy are determined.
Fair Preponderance: Evidence sufficient to create in the minds of the triers of fact the belief that the party which bears the burden of proof has established its case.
Felony: Crime of grave nature than a misdemeanor.
Fine: A sum of money imposed upon a convicted person as punishment for a criminal offense.
File: “To file” a paper is to give it to the court clerk for inclusion in the case record.