AN AFFIDAVIT is a written or printed declaration or statement of facts, made voluntarily, and confirmed by the oath or affirmation of the party making it, taken before an officer having authority to administer such oath. Cox v. Stern, 170 Ill. 442, 48 N.E. 906, 62 Am.St.Rep. 385; Hays v. Loomis, 84 Ill. 18.

  • Maxims of Law are the foundations of Law.
  • Maxims of Law are based on God’s Laws, therefore are fundamental and immutable, remove the foundation, and all falls [Luke 6:48]. All claims fail without foundation
  • Aunrebutted Affidavit [or sworn Declaration] becomes the judgement in Law.
  • An Affidavit must be rebutted line-by-line, in substance, by [an] Affidavit.
  • An affidavit is a court.
  • Claims made in an Affidavit, if not rebutted, emerge as the truth of the matter.
  • A court can only declare what the law i and whether consistent with the law of God, and the fundamental or constitutional law of society -The State v. Post, 20 N.J.L. 368,370 (1845)
  •  “Due process of law in each particular case means such an exercise of the powers of the government as the settled maxims of law permit and sanction, and under such safeguards for the protection of individual rights as those maxims prescribe for the class of cases to which the one in question belongs.” Cooley, Const. Lim. 441.

Here are some common types of affidavits:

  1. General Affidavit: A general affidavit is a broad statement that can be used for various purposes. It typically includes the affiant’s personal details, a statement of facts, and a declaration that the information provided is true and accurate to the best of their knowledge.

  2. Affidavit of Identity: This type of affidavit is used to verify a person’s identity. It may be required in situations such as applying for official documents, opening a bank account, or dealing with legal matters.

  3. Affidavit of Residence: This affidavit attests to a person’s current address or residence. It may be required for purposes like obtaining a driver’s license or enrolling in school.

  4. Affidavit of Support: Often used in immigration matters, this affidavit is a promise to provide financial support to someone, such as a family member, who is seeking entry into a country.

  5. Affidavit of Name Change: When an individual legally changes their name, they may need to submit an affidavit confirming the change. This is often part of the process for updating identification documents.

  6. Affidavit of Small Estate: When someone passes away, and their estate is relatively small, an affidavit of small estate may be used to facilitate the transfer of assets without going through a full probate process.

  7. Affidavit of Service: This affidavit is used to confirm that legal documents, such as court papers or notices, have been properly served to the parties involved.

  8. Affidavit of Marriage: Sometimes required for immigration or other legal matters, this affidavit verifies the marital status of an individual and may include details about the marriage.

  9. Affidavit of Loss: When important documents or items are lost, an affidavit of loss may be required to attest to the circumstances of the loss.

  10. Affidavit of No Income: In situations where an individual has little or no income, this affidavit may be used to declare their financial status.

It’s important to note that the specific requirements and formats of affidavits may vary based on jurisdiction and the purpose for which they are being used. In legal matters, it’s advisable to consult with a legal professional to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.

Important notes:

  1. The affidavit should be written in clear and concise language.
  2. Each statement of fact should be its own numbered paragraph.
  3. The affiant’s signature must be witnessed by a notary public or another authorized official.
  4. The notary public section includes the notary’s signature, printed name, commission number, and commission expiration date. The notary’s seal or stamp is also typically affixed.

Always check the specific requirements and rules regarding affidavits in your jurisdiction, as they may have specific formats or additional requirements. If you are unsure about the legal implications of the affidavit or its proper execution, it’s advisable to consult with a legal professional.

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