Affidavit – meaning of the word and examples

A written statement that someone makes after promising officially to tell the truth. An affidavit can be used as proof in a law court. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A sworn statement in writing made especially under oath or on affirmation before an authorised magistrate or officer. (Merriam – Webster)

An affidavit is a written statement which you swear is true and which may be used as evidence in a court of law. (Collins Dictionary)

A written statement confirmed by oath or affirmation, for use as evidence in court. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Preparing an affidavit. Family court of Australia. 

http://www.familycourt.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/fcoaweb/reports-and-publications/publications/affidavits/preparing-an-affidavit

The affidavit of complaint. 

https://www.tncourts.gov/rules/rules-criminal-procedure/3

Affidavit and the law in India.

https://blog.ipleaders.in/affidavit-and-the-law-in-india/

Affidavit of non- rental. City of Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections. 

https://business.phila.gov/media/Non-rental-affidavit-_updated-10.11.13.pdf

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