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affidavit

[af′idā′vit]
Etymology: L, he has pledged
a written statement that is sworn to before a notary public or an officer of the court.

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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202) In this fashion, the moving party's submission of a reply affidavit could embroil the court "in a cycle of response and counter-response with evidentiary filings ad infinitum.
5th DCA 1996), the court indicated that though it may have been error for the court to proceed without a financial affidavit from the former wife, that the lack of such an affidavit does not deprive the trial court of jurisdiction and that any error was waived by the failure of the husband to object at the time of the final hearing.
To our view, the discrepancies in Adorco's affidavits have seriously impaired their probative value and have [cast] serious doubt on their credibility,' the DOJ resolution further stated.
I don't need to swear an affidavit before some ANC members who were fighting Raila up to the last moment.
Stiggins got out of the car and went to the door where he spoke with a couple of men, the affidavit states.
Also then Home Secretary GK Pillai has alleged that Chidambaram bypassed him, called a lower functionary in IB and "rewrote" the Ishrat affidavit.
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A Boston-area man accused of threatening to blow up an airplane allegedly had all the materials needed to build a pressure-cooker bomb before this kind of weapon was used in the Boston Marathon attack in April, according to comments made by the man's mother in a recently unsealed police affidavit.
Nairobi 28 March 2013-- Prime Minister Raila Odinga suffered a setback in his quest to challenge the election of Uhuru Kenyatta, after the Supreme Court expunged an additional affidavit he filed last Friday.