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Jurat

The certificate of an officer that a written instrument was sworn to by the individual who signed it.

Jurat is derived from jurare, Latin for "to swear." It is proof that an oath was taken before an administering officer, such as a notary. In an Affidavit, a jurat is the clause at the end of the document stating the date, place, and name of the person before whom it was sworn.

jurat

(jur-at) n. Latin for "been sworn," the portion of an affidavit in which a person has sworn that the contents of his/her written statement are true), filled in by the Notary Public with the date, name of the person swearing, sometimes the place where sworn, and the name of the person before whom the oath was made. It reads generally: "Sworn to this 12th day of October, 1994, by Martha J. Milner, before me, a notary public for said state and county. Barbara A. Stenerson, Notary Public." A jurat is not to be confused with an "acknowledgment" in which the signer of a document such as a deed to real property has sworn to the notary public that he/she executed the document, and the notary signs and seals the document to that effect. (See: acknowledgment, notary public)

jurat

noun accreditation, affirmation, asseveration, attestation, attesting statement, authentication, avowal, certification, confirmation, documentation, endorsement, ratification, solemn declaration, statement which confirms information on an affidavit, substantiation, verification, verifying statement
Associated concepts: affidavit, affirmation, notary public, oath
See also: juror

jurat

1 the part of an affidavit in which the swearing of the oath by the deponent is recorded.
2 a permanent lay judge of the Royal Court of Jersey or the Royal Court of Guernsey deciding questions of fact and sentence in conjunction with a professional judge of law.
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