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Affidavit

Deposition; a pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts, which is written and sworn to in the presence of a person authorised to administer such an oath, such as a notary public (US).

affidavit

Forensic medicine Deposition; a sworn pledge, oath, or statement by a person about certain facts. See testimony.

affidavit

(af″ĭ-dā′vit) [L. affidare, to swear an oath]
A voluntary written or printed statement submitted to an officer of the court and whose truthfulness is asserted by an oath or affirmation.
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Wisliceny had been executed in Slovakia, but most other affiants were still alive.
First, the court considered the knowledge of the affiant and explained,
And while the affiant may not have personal knowledge, the
(144) In particular, the moving party could use its reply to show that an affidavit submitted in opposition to its motion contradicts the same affiant's own prior sworn deposition testimony.
After an evidentiary hearing at which the patient's sister testified, the lower court determined that the affiant was not unbiased, since she was the sister of the patient and the mother of the patient's attorney.
my office lost a suppression motion involving the search of a home that contained a methamphetamine laboratory, because the judge found that the affiant had omitted from the affidavit that the surveillance officers had seen young children present at the scene.
As to acts undertaken in good faith reliance thereon, an affidavit executed and acknowledged by a grantor, releasor or mortgagor under penalty of perjury stating that, at the time of delivery of the deed, release or mortgage, the affiant had no spouse who was then entitled to claim the benefit of an existing declaration of homestead, shall be conclusive proof of the nonexistence of such benefit at that time.
The engagement and responsibilities of the affiant, and any advice they provided to the taxpayer, must be included along with the individual's name, current address, and taxpayer identification number.
The affiant must identify the applicable standard of care, opine that the defendant breached that standard, specify the actions that should have been undertaken, or omitted, and specify the manner in which the breach of the standard of care was the proximate cause of the injury.
Levi-Strauss, by performing a similar work on kinship, again reduces affiant terms into a four sided oppositional system despite the multiplicity of them in every culture.