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affidavit

Law a declaration in writing made upon oath before a person authorized to administer oaths, esp for use as evidence in court
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He said I might do so if I pleased, but that if I did not, there were ways enough to secure my right, and immediately to appropriate the profits to my use: and as there were ships in the river of Lisbon just ready to go away to Brazil, he made me enter my name in a public register, with his affidavit, affirming, upon oath, that I was alive, and that I was the same person who took up the land for the planting the said plantation at first.
I am inclined to argue from this, that he had never left off saying so; but I could not make an affidavit of that part of the story, if required to do so by my Queen and Country.
Pray take a seat, vile I makes out the affidavit, Sir," says the lawyer.
ranged in a line, in a long matted well (but you might look in vain for truth at the bottom of it) between the registrar's red table and the silk gowns, with bills, cross-bills, answers, rejoinders, injunctions, affidavits, issues, references to masters, masters' reports, mountains of costly nonsense, piled before them.
144) In particular, the moving party could use its reply to show that an affidavit submitted in opposition to its motion contradicts the same affiant's own prior sworn deposition testimony.
Woolfolk and Thrower filed a motion to dismiss, asserting that Summerville had failed to file an affidavit of reasonable cause by a medical expert within 30 days of filing the lawsuit.
Sturgis also makes it clear that an affidavit of merit signed by a nurse is valid even if the nurse is not qualified as an expert for causation because "the issue whether the plaintiff's affiant can substantively attest or address matters of causation is not a concern for the purposes of the 'first stage' of the litigation in which an affidavit of merit must be filed under Michigan law; rather the issue can be pursued in later proceeding such as at trial.
Farhad ``Fred'' Monem bought large quantities of bulk foods for the 13-prison system in Oregon, where he had worked for a decade, the affidavit said.
If the organization's status depends on financial data on public support, "the affidavit must be updated by asking the grantee to provide an attested statement containing enough financial data to establish that it continues to meet the requirements of the applicable Code section.
As of July 1, 2006, all existing high-rise office buildings must be in compliance with the new law and file, affidavits with the Department by the same date.
611 provided that each party seeking child support, alimony, or modification thereof, an equitable distribution of assets or debts; or attorneys' fees, suit money, or court costs, was required to serve on all parties a financial affidavit in substantial conformity with Rule 1.
In his first affidavit, he said he, Kerwin and Impal visited Co at the Metropolitan Hospital in 2014 but it was changed to 2015 in his supplemental affidavit;