affidavit


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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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The affidavit states that Gygi at one point proposed tampering with her ex-husband's vehicle in order to cause a fatal traffic crash, but later agreed instead to provide the parolee with a gun.
The inference that drugs would be found at Ward's home is not the only inference that could be drawn from the facts in the affidavit, but it is certainly a reasonable inference.
The San Antonio Express-News reported that he submitted an affidavit detailing a pattern of bribery over a period of months in exchange for the officials' support.
1993) (noting if reply affidavits were allowed, "a sur-reply affidavit would be necessary .
The court also pointed to an earlier decision in Oklahoma, where the state supreme court ruled that a similar affidavit requirement was unconstitutional and represented a monetary barrier to access to the courts.
where many payments were routed, according to the affidavit.
285 contains specific language which states that the financial affidavit requirement "cannot be waived by the parties," there is no such language in Rule 12.
Sherry audit the Heideman files to verify Heideman's findings and evidence contained in her original affidavit.
Because of his security clearance, Keyser was required to report all foreign travel and contact with foreign officials while abroad, according to the FBI affidavit.
The government affidavit says that Boeing official Larry Satchell repeatedly received proprietary and "competition-sensitive" documents that belonged to Lockheed and then provided precise cost and other data gleaned from those documents to Boeing's cost analyst, who then plugged them into computer programs comparing Boeing and Lockheed costs.
Lynn said the James affidavit proves that fears about Pryor are well grounded.