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Definition of the noun affiant

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noun - plural: affiants

  1. a person who makes an affidavit

Alternative definition of the noun affiant


  1. [legal] The individual witness whose statement is contained in an affidavit or sworn deposition.

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Google previewCentury Edition of The American Digest (1898)

B a Complete Digest of All Reported American Cases from the Earliest Times [1658] to 1896 ...

Is sufficient, and not open to attack for not disclosing who the plaintiff is, or that the affiant is the agent of plaintiff.

Google previewCreditors' And Debtors' Practice in Florida, Sixth Edition (2017)

by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education

Affiant is a member of the law firm of ______, who are the attorneys of record for plaintiff in this case, ______. The firm was retained by plaintiff to represent it in this case and plaintiff has agreed to pay a reasonable fee for representing it in this ...

Google previewJournal of the Assembly, Legislature of the State of California (1971)

The affiant is the duly authorized custodian of the records or other qualified witness and has authority to certify the records. (2) The original records delivered are all of the records described in the ...

Google previewMaximizing Damages in Small Personal Injury Cases (2017)

by Ellsworth T. Rundlett III

Example One: Form Affidavit From Attorney in Opposition to Motion to Strike Default Affidavit The undersigned affiant is an attorney in the City of Portland, State of Maine, who hereby responds to Defendant's Motion to Strike the Default in the ...

Google previewVirginia Personal Injury Forms (2017)

by John P. Harris III

The affiant is the attorney of record for the plaintiff in the above-entitled action. 2. That the defendant, [DEFENDANT], named in the aboveentitled action is a “ nonresident” and this suit arises out of an accident which occurred on [DATE], with a ...

Google previewLexisNexis Practice Guide: Georgia Criminal Law (2017)

by Robert L. Persse

Citizen Unless obviously false, the truthfulness or reliability of facts observed and stated in an affidavit or sworn testimony may be relied on by the magistrate if the affiant is a police officer, the victim of the crime, or a private citizen. However, the ...

Google previewMotion Practice and Persuasion (2006)

by L. Ronald Jorgensen

Introduction identifying the affiant under oath. The affiant is the person who affirms the facts in the affidavit. 2. The facts. 3. Statement of competency. 4. Signature block for the affiant. 5.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1902)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, James Cockroft, Thomas Edward O'Brien

that to convict the affiant of the murder the state would rely upon confessions to which witnesses had ...

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

affiant (a-FY-ant) alumnae (a-LUM-nee) alumni (a-LUM-ny) Andersen windows anemone ...

Google previewHopkins' Nonprofit Law Dictionary (2015)

by Bruce R. Hopkins

affiant An “affiant” is an individual who makes and executes an affidavit. affidavit The term “affidavit” means a written legal document that contains a statement of an individual, executed under oath and attested to by a notary ...

Google previewDictionary of Legal Terms, 5th edition

by Steven H. Gifis

AFFIANT a person who makes and signs a written statement under oath [affidavit] . AFFIDAVIT a written statement made under oath before an officer of the court, a notary public or other person legally authorized to certify the statement.

Google previewThe Royal English dictionary: or, A treasury of the English language (1775)

by Daniel Fenning

Affiant civil ire divided into real, personal, or mixt. The J3m real, ii where a person cl.ims lands, £><. in fee, or for life. Acliai personal, U that □hich is brought to recover what is due lo os. mixt, is that which lies both far the thing daman ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

affiant person who makesan affidavit. affiliated, ...

Google previewNolo's Plain-English Law Dictionary (2009)

by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill

(Compare: affiant) declaration any statement made, particularly in writing, including a formal statement made under penalty of perjury and signed by the declarant. declaration against interest When a nonparty witness in a lawsuit is not ...

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Video shows what affiant means. The individual witness whose statement is contained in an affidavit or sworn deposition.. Affiant Meaning. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of A1F4F4I1A1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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