Affidavits vs. Declarations
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written testimony can take two forms, and that's the topic of less than 8.2 affidavits versus declarations.
In this video, we're going to talk about the difference between affidavits and declarations.
A declaration is offered, offered and authored. Under the penalty of perjury
doesn't require notarization,
and it often states fax without conclusions or opinions. You're declaring information.
So a declaration would say
on this state, I obtained a copy of forensic image of,
specific laptop, and I did this. This and this.
An affidavit, on the other hand, is gonna be a sworn document. It could take place of in person testimony. It usually requires notarization, and it will often include conclusions and opinions. And affidavit is very much of
that you would use in places where you are
dealing with appeals, for example, or in cases where the court doesn't really want to hear witnesses. But once
in this video, we discussed the difference between affidavits and declarations