Preparing Affidavits for the Magistrates Court

Getting an affidavit right.

An affidavit is a written statement that sets out the facts of your story in numbered paragraphs. Writing an affidavit will save time for the court and for you, and it is often easier for you to set out your thoughts clearly in writing before you go to court.

This kit provides clear information on what to include in your affidavit, who needs to sign it, what other documents need to be attached and how to lodge it at the court.

This kit is current at April 2018

Download a printable copy of this self-help kit.