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  Affidavit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An affidavit is a formal sworn statement of fact, written down, signed, and witnessed (as to the veracity of the signature) by a taker of oaths, such as a notary public.
In American jurisprudence, it is very unusual to allow an unsupported affidavit to be entered into evidence (as it is usually considered hearsay) with regard to material facts which may be dispositive of the matter at bar.
Affidavits from persons who are dead or otherwise incapacitated, or who cannot be located or made to appear may be accepted by the court, but usually only in the presence of corroborating evidence.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Affidavit   (320 words)

  
 Affidavit -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An affidavit is a formal sworn statement of fact, written down, signed, and witnessed (as to the veracity of the signature) by a taker of oaths, such as a (Someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions) notary public.
Affidavits from persons who are dead or otherwise incapacitated, or who cannot be located or made to appear may be accepted by the court, but usually only in the presence of (Additional evidence or evidence of different kind that supports a proof already offered in a proceeding) corroborating evidence.
In such a case, the court will accept an affidavit from the filing attorney in support of the motion, as certain assumptions are made, to wit: The affidavit in place of sworn testimony promotes (Click link for more info and facts about judicial economy) judicial economy.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/af/affidavit.htm   (364 words)

  
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Affidavit regarding the damage done by providing abuse therapy to children before it has been established by the justice system that they were actually abused.
Affidavit supporting Motion in Limine to exclude prosecution expert testimony as not admissible because it is not generally accepted in scientific community and cannot be properly done.
Affidavit regarding the importance of an interview and psychological evaluation of the older child who made the original allegation which was later retracted.
www.tc.umn.edu /nlhome/g012/under006/Affidavits/affidavit_index.html   (217 words)

  
 Legal Forms Affidavit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Evidence is chiefly taken by means of affidavits in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice in England on a petition, summons or motion.
Affidavits are sometimes necessary as certificates that certain formalities have been duly and legally performed (such as service of proceedings, &c.).
An affidavit is confined, except on interlocutory motions, to such facts as the witness is able of his own knowledge to prove.
www.wwwtln.com /finance/114/legal-forms-affidavit.html   (1412 words)

  
 Family Court of Australia Affidavits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An affidavit is a formal written statement setting out the facts of your case.
Affidavits may also be sworn by other witnesses in your case.
Affidavits present the facts you rely on for your case - your evidence.
www.familycourt.gov.au /presence/connect/www/home/guide/determination/pre-trial/step_determination_pretrial_affidavits   (776 words)

  
 Social Worker Affidavit for Order of Temporary Custody
The purpose of the Affidavit is to provide the court with a notarized statement of facts by the Social Worker detailing the events leading to and supporting the request for an OTC.
The substance of the Affidavit shall be presented between the initial and closing statements and shall be formatted in numbered paragraphs.
Therefore, the affidavit(s) must be clear and precise regarding the danger to the child.
www.state.ct.us /DCF/Policy/court46/46-3-19.1.htm   (639 words)

  
 How Do I File an Affidavit of Support for a Relative?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
You must also complete an affidavit of support if you are a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident and filed an employment-based immigration petition (USCIS Form I-140) for a relative or if you have a significant ownership interest (5 percent or more) in a business that filed an employment-based immigrant petition for your relative.
You should complete an I-864 Affidavit of Support when your relative has been scheduled for an immigrant visa interview with a consular officer overseas or when your relative is about to submit an application for adjustment to permanent resident status with the USCIS or with an Immigration Court in the United States.
When you have completed the affidavit of support, compiled the necessary documentation, and had the affidavit notarized in the United States or before a U.S. consular or immigration officer, you should provide this packet of information to your relative to submit with his or her application for permanent resident status.
uscis.gov /graphics/howdoi/affsupp.htm   (2677 words)

  
 Affidavit Forms including Name Affidavits and No-Lien Affidavits as well as General Affidavits - GetFormsNow.com
An affidavit is a written document in which the signatory swears under oath that the statements in the document are true and/or that certain facts have occurred.
This Affidavit can be used in some legal proceedings to provide a sworn declaration that the statements in the document are true.  They may also be used to document a component of a business transaction.
An affidavit is a written declaration or statement of facts made under oath before someone who has authority to administer oaths such as a notary public.
www.getformsnow.com /affidavits.html   (222 words)

  
 TMEP Section 1603.03, Time for Filing Affidavit [R-1] (BitLaw)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The affidavit can be of no effect unless it is filed during the period specified in the statute, and an acceptable affidavit (or declaration under 37 C.F.R. §2.20) must be filed within the sixth year.
It is acceptable to file affidavits on the anniversary dates at the end of the fifth or sixth years.
Effective December 2, 1996, an affidavit or declaration or supplemental or substitute affidavit or declaration filed pursuant to §8(a) or (b) of the Act will be considered timely if it is mailed or transmitted by the due date with a certificate of mailing or facsimile transmission in accordance with 37 C.F.R. §1.8(a)(1).
www.bitlaw.com /source/tmep/1603_03.html   (456 words)

  
 HSLDA | Filing a Private School Affidavit
Filing the affidavit directly with the State also has resolved the problem created by some counties that formerly attempted to charge a fee to "process" the affidavits.
Affidavits or any letter in lieu of an affidavit should be mailed to the State Department of Education's address given below.
This is true whether you filled out an affidavit on the CDE website, then printed, signed and submitted it; or received a printed affidavit by mail from the CDE, completed and returned it; or submitted a letter in lieu or an alternate affidavit form.
www.hslda.org /hs/state/ca/200309170.asp   (2348 words)

  
 Collin J. Cox, Reconsidering the Sham Affidavit Doctrine, 50 Duke L. J. 261 (2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moreover, the fact that affidavits are often drafted by attorneys (who presumably are aware of Rule 56's guidelines) undercuts their trustworthiness in certain circumstances.
Although we recognize that there may be instances in which an affidavit denying deposition testimony may not fairly raise a genuine issue of material fact, we are reluctant to hold the plaintiff to conclusions of law stated in her deposition.
The deterrent effect on the submission of other sham affidavits would be uncertain, especially in state courts, but it is reasonable to suggest that the fear of significant financial penalty would discourage attorneys from advising their clients to contradict, without good reason, a deposition admission with an offsetting affidavit.
www.law.duke.edu /journals/dlj/articles/Dlj50p261.htm   (13199 words)

  
 HSLDA | Private School Affidavit R-4 Forms
Second, the affidavit required by Education Code § 33190 is not an application requiring approval to establish a private school.
The affidavit is only a means of notifying the state and your county that your private school is in operation and to provide them with some basic information about your school.
Request the affidavit either from your county office of education (refer to your local phone book), or from the California Department of Education, if you are not able to get it from the county.
www.hslda.org /hs/state/ca/R4   (985 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business -- Documents link Metabolife, offshore banks
The affidavit provides a first glimpse of what Internal Revenue Service criminal investigators were looking for in a raid of Metabolife's offices in July 2002.
In 1998, according to the affidavit, Compton asked Golden his opinion on whether Compton could be held criminally liable for knowingly preparing corporate tax returns that didn't disclose all of the cash received by Metabolife or Bradley's other business.
The affidavit also indicates that Metabolife 356 proved to be a cash cow for the company.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/business/20031202-9999_1b2metabolif.html   (1218 words)

  
 Passport - CPV Division, Min. of External Affairs, Govt. of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Affidavit to be submitted with the application for a Passport of a Minor child by either Parent (Who are separated but not formally divorced) (Annexure “H”)
Affidavit to be submitted for a Passport of a Minor child by a single parent (Annexure “K”)
The joint photograph of the couple is to be pasted on the bottom left hand side of the affidavit paper and attested by the magistrate with his/her signature and rubber stamp (half on the photograph and half on the affidavit).
passport.nic.in /ppaffida.htm   (1863 words)

  
 CSE Affidavit of Arrears Package
The affidavit is used to calculate the financial support due to you.
By signing the affidavit, you are stating under penalties of perjury that the information you give is accurate and true to the best of your knowledge.
Once we receive your affidavit, we will assist you in filing a complaint for contempt asking the court to establish the amount due and will schedule a court hearing.
www.cse.state.ma.us /parents/AffidavitArrearsPkg.htm   (313 words)

  
 NCAA Gambling Affidavits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Affidavit to be Executed by Student-Athletes as a Condition of Eligibility to Participate in the 2005 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship
Affidavit to be Executed by Student-Athletes as a Condition of Eligibility to Participate in the 2005 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship
Affidavit to be Executed by Student-Athletes as a Condition of Eligibility to Participate in a 2004-05 NCAA Postseason Football Game
www1.ncaa.org /membership/enforcement/gambling/affidavit_index   (87 words)

  
 Your Private School
The affidavit itself is a statistical tool, and necessary to effect the pupil's exemption from compulsory public school enrollment and attendance.
By filing an affidavit you are showing intent to establish a private school.
According to California Educational Code §44237(b)(4), the fingerprinting requirement does not apply to a "parent or legal guardian working exclusively with his or her own children." CHN shared this information with the other state groups, and also directly to homeschoolers through several state e-mail groups and those in local support groups.
californiahomeschool.net /howTo/psa.htm   (798 words)

  
 HSLDA | Private School Affidavit Filing Instructions
Private School Affidavits generally are to be completed and filed between October 1st and 15th each year.
We recommend that you provide only what is necessary to file the affidavit as indicated by the sections with asterisks.
California's compulsory attendance laws only require that children be enrolled by their 6th birthday in the year in which they turn 6 on or before December 2nd (i.e., a child who turns six on December 3, 2005, does not need to be formally enrolled in school until October, 2006).
www.hslda.org /hs/state/ca/affidavit/NewAffidavitInstructions.asp   (863 words)

  
 SB253 - Revises the statute of limitations and requires an affidavit to be filed in actions against certain ...
This act requires the plaintiff, in an action against a architect, engineer or surveyor, to file an affidavit with the court stating that the plaintiff obtained the written opinion of a legally qualified like licensed professional.
The affidavit should be filed within ninety-five days of the filing of the petition.
The case may be dismissed if the plaintiff or his attorney fails to file such affidavit.
www.senate.state.mo.us /01info/bills/SB253.htm   (266 words)

  
 For privacy purposes, this affidavit has been slightly modified from the affidavit filed with the Office of Special ...
This affidavit was filed with the Office of Special Counsel, an office that takes disclosures of serious wrongoing from federal employees and is required to assure that agency heads, in this case the Secretary of Defense William Cohen, conducts a thorough investigation.
This affidavit describes how the benefit and cost analysis has been intentionally and deliberately altered to produce a seemingly favorable recommendation for immediate large-scale expensive improvements (essentially doubling the length of seven system locks) as a result of the instructions of top Army Corps of Engineers officials.
As part of the economic analysis for this project, the economics work team and I developed a model that incorporated for the first time the elasticity of demand for barge transportation in a system model to be used to estimate the navigation-related national economic development benefits of potential system changes to reduce congestion.
www.mvr.usace.army.mil /PublicAffairsOffice/NavStudy/SweeneyAffidavit.htm   (13470 words)

  
 Misuse of GK properties; MCD files affidavit- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The affidavit was filed in response to a a petition filed by the residents of Greater Kailash who have alleged misuse of residential property by shopowners.
According to the affidavit, "Remaining action shall be taken in due course on availability of adequate police force."
The MCD has also said in the affidavit that they shall file a status report regarding unauthorised construction in the area.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/html/uncomp/articleshow?msid%3D602040   (234 words)

  
 Affidavit
When you need a written, legal record of a statement made under oath, this customizable affidavit helps you gather all the necessary information in an official format that can be submitted as a legal document for court purposes.
This affidavit can also be adapted to meet any state or county requirements and can be submitted as a legal document for court purposes.
With the Socrates Affidavit, you can rest easy knowing you have a written, legal record of a sworn statement that will protect you in any dispute that may arise.
www.socrates.com /business-legal-forms/products/Affidavit.aspx   (216 words)

  
 Wisconsin Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
If an heir or a guardian submits an affidavit to a person or institution, he or she must send a copy of that affidavit to the Department if the deceased received any Medicaid benefits.
The Department may not use the transfer by affidavit process to recover against wearing apparel, jewelry, household furniture, furnishings and appliances, or motor or recreational vehicles.
Upon transferring all the remaining funds to the Department, the heir or guardian is released from any obligation to other creditors or heirs of the deceased for the property transferred to the heir or guardian by the use of the affidavit.
www.dhfs.state.wi.us /medicaid1/recpubs/erp/phc13032_4.htm   (441 words)

  
 Karin Spaink - The Fishman Affidavit: contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Church, fearing that its sacred secrets would be revealed, had some of their people going to the library every day to borrow these documents, thereby preventing other people (read: non-Scientologists) from reading them.
Nevertheless, the Fishman Affidavit got copied (it was also available through the clerk of the court, for a mere $36.50).
XS4ALL refused to do so, stating that the content of people's homepage is not their responsibility and that they are not even allowed to interfere with what their customers put on their pages, provided that they're legal; and if anybody claims that a homepage is illegal, they'd better present solid evidence.
www.xs4all.nl /~kspaink/fishman/home.html   (918 words)

  
 ID Theft Affidavit
The ID Theft Affidavit provides a model form that can be used to report information to many companies, simplifying the process of alerting companies where a new account was opened in the victim's name.
Developed by the FTC in conjunction with banks, credit grantors and consumer advocates, the ID Theft Affidavit is accepted by participating credit issuers, retailers, banks, and other financial institutions.
The ID Theft Affidavit simplifies the process of remedying the injury inflicted by identity theft.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2002/02/idtheft.htm   (563 words)

  
 BuzzFlash > News Alert > Programmer Built Vote Rigging Prototype at Republican Congressman's Request!
Curtis, in his affidavit, says that as technical advisor and programmer at Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI) he was present at company meetings where Feeney was present "on at least a dozen occasions".
According to both the Curtis affidavit and email dated November 22, 2004 obtained by The BRAD BLOG, YEI is currently under investigation by the FBI.
Frankly, we find the information related in Curtis' sworn affidavit, and via our interviews with him and others directly related to his story to be rather stunning as is, and we will stand by our reporting of those matters at this time.
www.buzzflash.com /alerts/04/12/ale04096.html   (2129 words)

  
 HSC - Private School Affidavit (R-4) Form Instructions
At the time the filing of affidavits began in 2005, the version of this section included in the "Selected Codes" on the CDE site was incomplete; we are attempting to have them correct this.
The CDE is no longer requiring that you mail in a signed copy of the affidavit; They used to ask for this because, by signing personally, you were making a statement under penalty of perjury.
Schools using paper affidavits, whether the form provided by the CDE or one they made up containing the statutorily required information, will be in compliance with 33190 only when they have mailed their affidavits to the CDE.
www.hsc.org /chaos/legal/r4instructions.php   (2037 words)

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