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Affidavit in United Kingdom

Definition of Affidavit

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Affidavit :

A sworn written statement used mainly to support certain applications and, in some circumstances, as evidence in court proceedings. The person who makes the affidavit must swear or *affirm that the contents are true before a person authorized to take oaths in respect of the particular kind of affidavit.

See also argumentative affidavit.

Affidavit Meaning

Affidavit in Scottish Law

A signed statement made on oath. Sometimes this can be used in court as evidence of what the witness says, without the witness having to come to court.

Definition of Affidavit

A written statement of evidence confirmed on oath or by affirmation to be the truth.

Concep of Affidavit in Procedural Law

In this context, a short definition of Affidavit may be the following: A written, sworn statement of evidence.

Affidavit swear fee in the Context of Mortgages

Charged when a mortgage lender is required to swear an affidavit (written legal statement) to a solicitor in connection with mortgage arrears.

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  • Article Name: Affidavit
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Definition of Affidavit In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Affidavit : A sworn [...]

This entry was last updated: May 8, 2017


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