Family Division is the part of the High Court that deals with divorces or family matters.
A Family Limited Partnership is a business partnership putting control in the family. Each generation gets the rights. It avoids taxes and gets more benefits from a limited partnership.
A Family Trust is a trust that lets a parent transfer assets to children to prevent a spouse from getting it.
Fast Track is the path that defended claims of no more than £15,000 are allocated.
A Fiat is a demand or decree.
In a position of trust. This includes people such as trustees looking after trust assets for the beneficiaries and company directors running a company for the shareholders’ benefit.
Fieri-Facias is the High Court version of warrant of execution in County Court. A directive by a High Court to a sheriff to seize sufficient goods of a debtor to satisfy judgment debt (see Execution and Levy).
Filing is the act of presenting forms or other documents to a court, for instance a defence to a claim must be filed. Also see Lodging.
Final Decision is a judgment disposing of the case before the court; after the judgment (or an appeal from it) is rendered all that remains is to enforce the judgment.
The court’s final decision in a civil case.