What is a legal affidavit?

Answer According to the Cornell University Law School, a legal affidavit is "a voluntarily sworn declaration of written facts." Affidavits are generally used to present evidence in court.Swearing of Truth... Read More »

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What Makes an Affidavit Legal?

Signing an affidavit can be best described as giving written testimony. An affidavit is a sworn statement of facts that is sworn in front of a person who can administer oaths. Because they can be a... Read More »

How can an affidavit be amended such as an affidavit of paternity.?

You can only "amend" a paternity affidavit if you have a paternity test done to prove or disprove paternity... In many cases this is something that the state will do (ie of child support orders)

What does SS mean in an affidavit?

An affidavit is a written declaration made under oath or written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath. "SS" stands for the Latin word "scilicet." It me... Read More »

How to Get a Next-of-Kin Affidavit?

You can use a next-of-kin affidavit to avoid formal administration proceedings in probate court for a deceased person with a small estate. Filing the affidavit allows you to transfer ownership of o... Read More »