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affiant

n. a person who signs an affidavit and swears to its truth before a Notary Public or some person authorized to take oaths, like a County Clerk. (See: affidavit, declarant)

affiant

noun attestant, attester, deponent, signer, subscriber, swearer, testifier, voucher

affiant

another word for a DEPONENT.
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This illustrates the simultaneous application of multiple normative orders in the lives of these affiants.
begin strikethrough]On petition of The Florida Bar, authorized by its president, president-elect, or executive director, supported by 1 or more affidavits demonstrating facts personally known to the affiants that, if unrebutted, would establish clearly and convincingly that conditions or restrictions on a lawyer's privilege to practice law in Florida are necessary for protection of the public, the Supreme Court of Florida may issue an order placing said lawyer on interim probation, the conditions of which shall be as provided in rule 3-5.
availability of separate affidavits, sworn statements or declarations to be used when one affiant does not have requisite personal knowledge of all required information;
Wisliceny had been executed in Slovakia, but most other affiants were still alive.
One of the affiants claimed to be the president of the distributor of the Kamsut products, but no evidence was filed to indicate what the relationship was between the distributor and Kamsut, or whether they made any sales.
More come to light only through circumstantial evidence because would-be affiants perished during the slaughter.
More come to light only through circumstantial evidence because would be affiants perished during the slaughter.
The case hinges on the issue of whether those affidavits are testimonial, rendering the affiants witnesses subject to the defendant's right of confrontation under the Sixth Amendment.
Moreover, and even as recounted by Geico's own affiants, there was nothing in the content of Blakes' conversation with Johnson--or the two phone messages she left for him--evincing a willful or avowedly obstructionist attitude toward Geico s inquiries.
The Franks test not only applies to cases where false information is included in an affidavit, but also when affiants omit material facts "with the intent to make, or in reckless disregard of whether they thereby made, the affidavit misleading.