affidavit of defense

affidavit of defense
An affidavit stating that the defendant has a good defense to the plaintiffs action on the merits; e.g. affidavit filed with motion for summary judgment. Fed.R. Civil P. 56(e)

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • affidavit of defense — The same in most jurisdictions as an affidavit of merits. In at least one jurisdiction, however, an affidavit of defense has been the equivalent of a plea or answer. 41 Am J1st Pl § 171, note …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • affidavit of defense — An affidavit stating that the defendant has a good defense to the plaintiffs action on the merits; e.g. affidavit filed with motion for summary judgment. Fed.R. Civil P. 56(e) …   Black's law dictionary

  • affidavit — af·fi·da·vit /ˌa fə dā vət/ n [Medieval Latin, he/she has pledged faith, third singular perfect of affidare see affiant]: a sworn statement in writing made esp. under oath or on affirmation before an authorized magistrate or officer compare… …   Law dictionary

  • defense — That which is offered and alleged by the party proceeded against in an action or suit, as a reason in law or fact why the plaintiff should not recover or establish what he seeks. That which is put forward to diminish plaintiffs cause of action or …   Black's law dictionary

  • defense — That which is offered and alleged by the party proceeded against in an action or suit, as a reason in law or fact why the plaintiff should not recover or establish what he seeks. That which is put forward to diminish plaintiffs cause of action or …   Black's law dictionary

  • affidavit of merits — (sometimes called affidavit of defense). An affidavit stating the foundation of the defendant s defense and denying the right of the plaintiff to recover in the action. 41 Am J1st Pl § 172. Such affidavit is required on a motion to set aside a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • affidavit of merits — One setting forth that the defendant has a meritorious defense (substantial and not technical) and stating the facts constituting the same. See affidavit of defense …   Black's law dictionary

  • affidavit of merits — One setting forth that the defendant has a meritorious defense (substantial and not technical) and stating the facts constituting the same. See affidavit of defense …   Black's law dictionary

  • affidavit of merits — an affidavit made by a party to an action (as to prevent the automatic entry of judgment against that party) setting forth that the party has a substantial and genuine ground of action or defense and that the complaint or plea filed is not sham… …   Useful english dictionary

  • National Defense Education Act — The National Defense Education Act (NDEA), signed into law on September 2, 1958, provided funding to United States education institutions at all levels.[1] The act authorized funding for four years, increasing funding per year: for example,… …   Wikipedia

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