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The Fourth DCA in Hickman v. Barclay’s International Realty, Inc., Case No. 4D08-115, established a six part test to state a claim for malicious prosecution.
- the commencement of a judicial proceeding;
- its legal causation by the present defendant against the plaintiff;
- its bona fide termination in favor of the plaintiff;
- the absence of probable cause for the prosecution;
- malice; and