affidavit of verification

Definition of affidavit of verification

: a short affidavit taking oath to the truth of the allegations in an instrument (as a petition or complaint) instead of including the allegations in extenso in a separate affidavit

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First Known Use of affidavit of verification

1806, in the meaning defined above

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“Affidavit of verification.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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