What is Form 14-A?
Form 14-A is the affidavit. It is known as a formal statement of the facts in the written form. It is an evidence in the applicant’s case. Affidavits are very often provided to the courts. You must swear before the solicitor, Commissioner of Oaths, or Justice of the Peace. This matter can be complex. An applicant usually relies on the facts stated in the affidavit.
What is the purpose of Form 14-a?
As far as the oral evidences are permitted only with the Judge, it is easier to write Form 14-A, general affidavit. The affidavit contains the facts without the comments or colors. It is not an opinion, but a pure fact.
When is Form A-14 Due?
The affidavit is usually valid during the period of the case being observed in the court. After that, Form 14-A is kept with all other evidences in the court archive.
Is Form 14-A Accompanied by Other Documents?
No, this affidavit must be provided separately. The only document that may be required is the passport or some other testimonials.
How to write the Affidavit
You must write the affidavit very carefully. Once you reveal your opinion or add some personal comments to it, the document will not be taken as an evidence in the court. State only the facts. The following information must be included:
- name of the court;
- court file number;
- court office address;
- applicants’ information;
- respondents’ information;
The affidavit must be written in the narrative form. You start with such phrases: my name is…, I live in…, I swear that the following is true. And after that, you describe all statements.
Where do I Send Form 14-A?
The affidavit written by you and verified by a public notary must be sent to the court.