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Things you need to know about Affidavit.
1. What is an Affidavit?
An Affidavit is a written statement under oath by a person (the “Affiant”) asserting that the facts stated in the Affidavit are true based on his personal knowledge and at the risk of perjuring himself.
2. When do you need an Affidavit?
An Affidavit can be used for a variety of reasons and for any transaction where it is necessary to swear to the truthfulness of certain facts. The Affidavit can be submitted as evidence in support of a court case or criminal complaint before the Office of the Prosecutor. It may also be executed in a business transaction to verify certain facts about the business.
We also provide specialized Affidavits that are tailored for the most common situations (i.e. Affidavit of Desistance, Affidavit of Loss). We recommend using our specialized Affidavits if they apply to your situation.
3. What information do you need to create the Affidavit?
To create your Affidavit, you’ll need the following minimum information:
The name and details (i.e. nationality and address) of the Affiant
The facts being asserted as true
The purpose for which the Affidavit is being executed
4. How much is the document?
The document costs PhP 350 for a one-time purchase.
You can also avail of Premium subscription at PhP 1,000 and get (a) unlimited use of our growing library of documents, from affidavits to contracts; and (b) unlimited use of our “Ask an Attorney” service which lets you consult an expert lawyer anytime for any legal concern you have.
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