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One who makes an affidavit.

[From affy, to make affidavit, from Middle English affien, to trust, from Old French affier, to promise; see affiance.]


(Law) law US a person who makes an affidavit
[C19: Old French, from affier to trust to, from Medieval Latin affīdāre; see affiance]


(əˈfaɪ ənt)

a person who makes an affidavit.
[1800–10, Amer.; obsolete v. affy to confide (< Middle French afier; see affiance) + -ant]
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Noun1.affiant - a person who makes an affidavit
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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To do so, many states offer model affidavits, but many of the affidavits are cumbersome to complete because the affidavit requires a single affiant, typically the property preservation agent, to attest to a battery of conditions.
Terri-Jean Bedford, the principal affiant in Canada v.
In my view, as soon as it was determined that the Service would rely on the general power to investigate set out in s 12 of the Act to request second party assistance with the interception of the communications of Canadian subjects abroad, that determination constituted facts known to the affiant which could lead the Court to find that there was no investigative necessity to issue a 30-08 warrant.
Affiant recommends 90 grains for 240- to 260-grain bullets, which made for a pleasant-to-shoot load that gave the 245-and 250-grain bullets speeds about 300 fps slower than 100 grains of 2FG or 3FG Triple Seven, but about the same as Pyrodex RS with the same bullet weights.
30) The other three aspects of probable cause and reasonable suspicion that I earlier identified were: (1) the temporal: when the probable cause or reasonable suspicion judgment is to be made and whether its timing affects its meaning; (2) the individualized: whether that evidence points to a specific location revealing involvement of a specific person in crime; and (3) the accountable: what procedures render the probable cause affiant accountable for his claims such that courts or other reviewing entities oversee the police and avoid being mere rubber stamps for law enforcement judgments.
If a warrant were needed, all that it might contain to establish probable cause is the allegation that a credible source had told the affiant that the defendant had contraband or evidence of a crime in his home, see Aguilar v.
The county continues to bleed jobs through Affiant Techsystems' (ATK) past and upcoming layoffs.
During the investigation of these cases, your affiant has executed, or participated in the execution of, numerous search warrants, and seized evidence of these violations.
And considering the high potentials in attracting citizens, providing calm and safe environment and without any treatments of transportation means: is one of the important tools in urban design for creating the sustainable urban spaces and is the better from of sustainable city's transportation system and in the new millennium, we will affiant the developing of pedestrian streets in all over the world cities.
Hausner's main selection criteria seem to have been that the affiant incriminated Eichmann.
As approaching the apartment door, your affiant (Officer Adams) encounters piles of trash and debris that continued into the kitchen," he wrote in the affidavit.
licensed insurance producer) and must state that the affiant has reviewed the claim and believes there is a proper basis for the plaintiff to file it.