This is a General Affidavit form for the state of Georgia. It can be used to make a statement under oath. A Georgia notary public will witness the signing of the form and verify the identity of the signer. This only establishes that the form was completed and signed correctly. It does not prove that the content of the statement is truthful or accurate.
How To Write a General Affidavit in Georgia
- This form should be witnessed by a Georgia notary public.
- Enter your full name. This should match the name on your official identification document.
- Enter the details of the statement you are affirming. This can pertain to any matter that is currently in question. Remember that you are making this statement under oath.
- Sign your full name and make sure the notary witnesses the signing.
- Enter the date that you are making this statement and signing this form.
- The Georgia notary public will complete the rest of the form.
- The notary will enter the county.
- The notary will also enter the date.
- The notary will enter your full name from your identification document.
- The notary will check whether he or she has personal knowledge of your identity or whether he or she has verified your identity through your official identification document. The notary will specify which document was examined. Acceptable forms of identification include a state-issued driver’s license or other identification card, a passport, or a military ID.
- The Georgia notary public will sign, print his or her name, apply his or her seal, and enter the date that his or her commission expires.
This form establishes that you have made a statement under oath, that your identity has been verified, and that your statement and signature have been witnessed by a notary public. It does not certify that the content of the statement itself is correct or accurate. It also does not file or record the statement in any way. If this statement is being made as part of a legal proceeding, you will need to consult with an attorney about the next steps.