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i need to swear that items f furniture in my home are the legal

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i need to swear that items f furniture in my home are the legal property of my son. i need to prepare an affradavit to that effect to take to the public notary. i cant download right now...sowhats the correct wording pls??sue
-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

my son has recently moved fro a large property to a smaller place some distance storing some furniture for him untill he sorts out a larger house. in the meanwhile i can use whatever i choose. i want to swear,for various reasons, that this furniture is his,not mine. i popped in to a local solicitor earlier today ,im told things need to be worded in a certain way...

Is this to do with bailiffs calling at your house, by any chance?

I need the background please. Who has asked you to do this?

What did the solicitors say to you? w Wn you say notary,

.do you mean Notary Public, a solicitor or a commissioner for oats? . The reason I ask is that a swear done by a Notary is between 10 times and 20 times the cost of having it done by a solicitor.

A solicitor charges 5 pounds for swearing the document, a notary charges 80 .

However you do need to take pre-drafted document in for swearing. a solicitor will usually charge about £100 for preparing the one page document . You then have to take it to another solicitor to have it sworn for just 5 pounds. we are not able to draft documents on here I am afraid because that could be construed as acting for you.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

nothing to do with baliffs. -more to do with his now estranged short term girlfriend...of about 6 wks duration!!. its to be sworn at dolicitor as in fact the quote was £5. she said i obviously have to start it with I..(my Name) of ..address....swear that etc etc..then the list of what i swear to be true...and signed etc. so i wondered what the word were. i dont want u to write it or me i can do that...! but i need to get the heading correct as it were. thats all . incidentally whats the advantage if any of a public notary doing this ??

if I give you the top and the bottom, you can put the middle in?

is no advantage of using the notary (apart from paying the bill will make you
feel as though you have a hole in your pocket!) unless the document is required
for some kind of overseas/international purpose

Customer: replied 5 years ago.

exactly...i just need the top and the bottom.....

Here is one I prepared earlier!



as follows:-






I make this solemn declaration conscientiously believing the same to be true and by virtue of the provisions of the Statutory Declarations Act 1835.


In the County of

This day of 2013

By me in the presence of:-

Solicitor / Commissioner for Oaths

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

that s all i needed to know thanx very much.appreciated.i rated excellent to the answer!

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