At certain stages court procedure requires people to confirm that the contents of documents (such as a claim form or witness statement) are true.
a statement that a party believes that the facts or allegations set out in a document which they put forward are true
a statement that the party putting forward the document (other than a witness statement) believes the facts stated in the document are true
a statement which the person signing has an honest belief in it's truth, breach of which is contempt of court and ultimately imprisonment.
A statement included in many court documents - particulars of claim, defences, witness statements - stating that what is written is true.
A term used in a civil claim. A statement that confirms the truth of any court document signed by the Claimant or Defendant. Must be signed by an individual and not by a company. Anyone who lies about their case and signs a statement of truth is in contempt of court.