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Affidavit

A statement sworn to be true to the best of the maker's knowledge. An affidavit is notarized to prove its authenticity. A person who knowingly makes a false statement in an affidavit is guilty of perjury.

affidavit

A written statement signed by the person making the statement—the affiant—and sworn to as true and accurate.
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He says his mum is willing to swear an affadavit to that effect but the 31-year-old is trying to spare her public embarrassment.
Assets were "systematically drained" by him, says an FBI affadavit.
In her sworn affadavit, Monica had told Starr's team of the ties she had given Clinton.
In her affadavit, 32-year-old Victoria said: "I am concerned by comments that I 'dithered' as to whether to attend the funeral.
In her affadavit, she said of the breakdown of their marriage: "The marriage finally ended one evening in about August 1994.
But the FAI contend that the appeal was heard within 14 days, if Saturdays and Sundays are included, and they will lodge an affadavit with the court on Monday.
The Attorney General's Office's statement was accompanied by an affadavit signed by Likud Minister Benny Begin.
NEIGHBOURS * WHEN Paul hands Rebecca the affadavit letting her off for trying to murder him, she hands him her wedding ring and tells him it's over.
Detective De Shon Andrews wrote in her affadavit that Brown attempted to push Rihanna out of the vehicle before punching her repeatedly.
So at this point, Cuban-Americans have to sign an affadavit stating that they will be flying to visit relatives.