General Affidavit for Alabama

Affidavit of _____________________

State of _____________
County of _____________

BEFORE ME, the undersigned Notary Public, personally appeared _____________, who currently resides at _____________, _____________, _____________ _____________ in _____________ County, and makes her statement and affidavit upon oath and affirmation of belief and personal knowledge that the following matters, facts, and things set forth are true and correct to the best of her knowledge:

I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of _____________ that the foregoing is true and correct.

___________________________________ Date: ________
(Affiant's signature)

Notary Public

STATE OF _____________
COUNTY OF _____________

On this the ____ day of ________, 20____, the foregoing instrument was sworn to (or affirmed) and subscribed before me by _____________, known or proven to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument.

WITNESS my hand and official seal.

(Print Name)

________________________________ [Affix seal]


My Commission Expires: ________________

Instructions for Your General Affidavit

An affidavit is a written sworn statement by the Affiant as to some special knowledge that he or she possesses. A general affidavit is used when the circumstances do not call for the use of a specific form like an affidavit of domicile. An affidavit is commonly used in circumstances where an Affiant cannot or is unavailable to provide testimony in person. It is important to note that an affidavit must be made voluntarily and should not be influenced by anyone other than the Affiant. An affidavit carries the same weight as court testimony and must be sworn to be truthful before a notary.

Completing Your Document

To complete the affidavit, enter the current full legal name of the Affiant as well as his or her respective address. The most crucial part of the affidavit is entering in the statements of fact. This is the section containing the information that the Affiant is swearing is truthful to the best of his or her knowledge. The information should be written in short simple sentences referring to the Affiant as "I." The first two sentences should be used to describe the Affiant in terms of name, age, and address. Next, the Affiant should make sure to include the date and time of the events that are being described.

Executing Your Document

The final step is to sign the document in the presence of a notary public. The notary public will conduct an oath in which the Affiant will declare that all the information contained within the affidavit is correct and true to the best of the Affiant's knowledge.

Please note that the language you see here changes depending on your answers to the document questionnaire.

General Affidavit

A general affidavit is a sworn statement of fact, written by an affiant who has personal or special knowledge of a specific matter. An affidavit is always signed under oath, in the presence of a notary public, in order to confirm the veracity of the statement.

Unlike other affidavits that have a specific form, such as an affidavit of domicile, LegalNature’s general affidavit has the flexibility that allows an affiant to build an affidavit to fit their needs. The general affidavit can be tailored to both court and business needs, for uses from divorce proceedings to proving ownership of goods.

LegalNature’s step-by-step guidance will help you complete and download your general affidavit in just a few simple steps.

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