A statement written and sworn to in the presence of someone authorized to administer an oath, such as a notary public.

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You should get a good legal affidavit when you want to put your best case forward so others know you are serious.

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The affidavit was presented to the people and I knew that was going to spell trouble for the man they were after.

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Mrs. Baxter had to write her statement into a sworn affidavit with the Notary Public present to witness and affirm her identity in order for it to be submitted as evidence.

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