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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

another word for a DEPONENT.
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It was further discovered that affiant "Kusch" was someone well known to the AA directors, but his real name was not disclosed at this time.
This illustrates the simultaneous application of multiple normative orders in the lives of these affiants. And because they were subject to multiple orders, things could be true and not true at the same time.
* availability of separate affidavits, sworn statements or declarations to be used when one affiant does not have requisite personal knowledge of all required information;
(73) Relatedly, where affidavits are offered as evidence of the applicable rate, the adjudicator should consider whether the affiants are familiar with the hourly rates charged by attorneys performing work similar to counsel's actual practice.
The affiants all lived near the fiver or wanted to use the river at varying distances from Laidlaw's operating facility, ranging from one quarter-mile away to as far as forty miles downstream.
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.