Draft Declarations - 28 U.S.C. § 1746

Draft Declarations - 28 U.S.C. § 1746

May 14, 2020

Note that when filing a declaration in federal court, it's common to begin the declaration by making a reference to 28 U.S.C. § 1746.  For example: 


"Pursuant to 28 U.S.C.§ 1746, I hereby declare as follows:"




"I, Clarence Darrow, hereby declare under penalty of perjury pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1746 that . . . "


28 U.S.C. § 1746 provides that a matter may be supported by an unsworn declaration as being true under the penalty of perjury.  The stature specifies that this language should be used:


“I declare (or certify, verify, or state) under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on (date).


So one might begin a declaration like this:


. . .  and conclude it his way:


In any event, be sure to include a reference to 28 U.S.C. § 1746.  




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