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A person who signs an affidavit. The affiant certifies under penalty of perjury that the statements contained in the affidavit are true to the best of his/her knowledge.


A person who makes a written statement under oath by way of an affidavit.

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Wisliceny had been executed in Slovakia, but most other affiants were still alive.
A sham affidavit is a contradictory affidavit that indicates only that the affiant cannot maintain a consistent story or is willing to offer a statement solely for the purpose of defeating summary judgment.
It is the formula he was used to, even if "the affiant says nothing more" would be eminently clearer and would convey the same meaning.
Based upon your affiant's training, experience and conversations that your Affiant had with other Law Enforcement Officers and/or reports that your Affiant has read, your Affiant is aware that the following characteristics are generally found in varying combinations in people who produce, trade, distribute or possess images / pictures of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct: These people view children as sexual objects.
The person whose name appeared as notary on the documents testified that she had not identified the affiants and could not attest to the fact that the purported affiants were who they, in fact, represented themselves to be.
Affiant also believes that Bari and Cherney were transporting an explosive device in their vehicle when the device exploded.
149 (1970), was whether the Confrontation Clause should be used only to protect against the abuses endemic to "16th- and 17th-century England: prosecuting a defendant through the presentation of ex parte affidavits, without the affiants ever being produced at trial.
The court rejected the defendants' contention that the affiant was not qualified to certify the merit of the proximate cause issue because the affiant, a nurse practitioner, could not meet the expert witness requirement under Michigan law, with respect to proximate cause.
Thus, in Kalman, the district court ruled that a prejudgment writ of replevin should not have issued when the only supporting affidavit to an unverified complaint merely attested to the fact that the affiant read the complaint and certified that the matters stated therein were true and correct.
This affiant further states that among said physicians he conversed with Daniel R.
Despite the inference drawn by the affiant from his experience, the court found that "[i]n the affidavit before us there was nothing to indicate that evidence of the crime was kept at, or picked up from, the defendants's residence other than the mere fact that the defendant was suspected of being a criminal.