Obtain an official affidavit form either from your lawyer or from the local courthouse.
Fill out the personal information correctly. This will include information such as your name, address and signature.
Write a concise, truthful account of all facts relevant to the event or person in question.
Use correct grammar and spelling.
Avoid interjecting emotional statements. Your affidavit should come across as objective and clearly thought out.
Be as specific as possible. Use names, exact dates, times and all relevant details. Make sure your statement of events is in chronological order.
Write about what you have witnessed yourself, not what you have heard through second-hand information.
Include all important facts that may be relevant to the case, but be as concise as possible. Your point will come across more strongly if you present your information clearly and succinctly.
Have a licensed notary sign and seal the document.
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