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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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The second affidavit requires the affiant to aver that the presumed
115) Another affiant, often quoted by Hausner, Rudolf Hoss, former commander of Auschwitz, had been executed in Poland.
For example, an affiant or deponent might testify to a statement
the motion for summary judgment, rather than a subsequent affidavit, 'shall show affirmatively that the affiant is competent to testify to the matters stated therein.
After an evidentiary hearing at which the patient's sister testified, the lower court determined that the affiant was not unbiased, since she was the sister of the patient and the mother of the patient's attorney.
my office lost a suppression motion involving the search of a home that contained a methamphetamine laboratory, because the judge found that the affiant had omitted from the affidavit that the surveillance officers had seen young children present at the scene.
As to acts undertaken in good faith reliance thereon, an affidavit executed and acknowledged by a grantor, releasor or mortgagor under penalty of perjury stating that, at the time of delivery of the deed, release or mortgage, the affiant had no spouse who was then entitled to claim the benefit of an existing declaration of homestead, shall be conclusive proof of the nonexistence of such benefit at that time.
The engagement and responsibilities of the affiant, and any advice they provided to the taxpayer, must be included along with the individual's name, current address, and taxpayer identification number.
The affiant must identify the applicable standard of care, opine that the defendant breached that standard, specify the actions that should have been undertaken, or omitted, and specify the manner in which the breach of the standard of care was the proximate cause of the injury.
Levi-Strauss, by performing a similar work on kinship, again reduces affiant terms into a four sided oppositional system despite the multiplicity of them in every culture.
Affiant or Attorney Sworn to and subscribed in my presence this -- day of --, 20--.