affidavit

(redirected from Affadavit)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial.

affidavit

Law a declaration in writing made upon oath before a person authorized to administer oaths, esp for use as evidence in court
References in periodicals archive ?
The man sitting on a pounds 100million fortune wouldn't pay Victoria's pounds 2,074 air fare from South Africa to London, according to divorce court affadavits.
In divorce court affadavits disclosed yesterday, she said of her husband: "He is an extremely domineering man and I was never allowed an opinion or voice.
You may fill out an identity theft affadavit at the Federal Trade Commission Web site--www.
The names in the Jason Grimsley affadavit are likely to come out.
Pastor Bob Lutu, Deputy Senior Pastor for the Christian Life Centre, Waigani Praise Centre, stated in his National Court Affadavit (as cited by Cox 2006:10) that Musingku was 'a Born Again Christian (sic) .
They may try to get out of it with a signed affadavit but we intend to seek an order from the court requiring that they attend the hearing personally.
He is said to have pressured the second doctor to write an affadavit supporting him (Dr Mattu) in a grievance hearing in 2001, then advised him to stop playing tennis with a particular colleague.
Mr Kilfoyle, who has twice highlighted the scandal in the Commons, was visiting Whitemoor prison in Cambridgeshire when Haase gave the affadavit to author Graham Johnson.
In its evidence filed yesterday, TSMC included affadavits from former SMIC engineers.
Briley, "Edward Alleyn and Henslowe's Will," 322, quoting Chancery Affadavits, Mich.