foreign affidavit

foreign affidavit
An affidavit involving a matter of concern in one state but taken in another state or country before an officer of that state or country. 3 Am J2d Affi § 19. Statutes relating to the authentication of affidavits taken in a foreign state may require, in addition to the ordinary attestation with the seal of the notary or other officer, that the affidavit be accompanied by a certificate of the county clerk or other proper officer of the foreign state, under his hand and official seal, stating that the officer before whom the affidavit was taken is duly commissioned and authorized by the statutes of his state to administer oaths. Turtle v Turtle, 31 AD 49, 52 NYS 857.

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