What is a Gift Affidavit?
When to use a Gift Affidavit:
- You gave someone a gift, and want formal proof.
- Someone gave you a present and you want a formal statement to prove it.
- A court has asked you to swear that an item was a gift.
I, , being duly sworn, do depose and say:
|1. That I reside at , , , my telephone number is and I am of , , , .|
|2. That I am giving or have given .|
|3. This is an outright gift, with no repayment expected or implied either in the form of cash or by future services.|
|4. There are no side deals or other terms, conditions, understandings or agreements either verbal or written between , myself or any other party concerning the Gift as identified above.|
|5. That the date of transfer of the gift is .|
The undersigned certifies that the information and statements in this affidavit are true and complete.
Gift Affidavit FAQs
Can I fill out a Gift Affidavit Form online for free?
It's fast and easy to get what you need using a free Gift Affidavit template from Rocket Lawyer:
- Make your Affidavit - Provide a few simple details and we will do the rest
- Send and share - Look over the document with an attorney, if needed
- Sign it - Sign your Affidavit and make it legal
Any Gift Affidavit Form from Rocket Lawyer can be modified for your unique circumstances. When you're ready to begin, simply tap or click the button labeled "Make document". Your Affidavit will be assembled step by step as you answer simple questions to provide details.
Should I hire an attorney to review my Gift Affidavit?
Writing a Gift Affidavit is typically straightforward; however, you may need legal advice. Having a professional review the document may take longer than you expect on your own. An alternate approach might be through Rocket Lawyer attorney services. Rocket Lawyer Premium members have the ability to request guidance from an attorney with relevant experience or pose other questions. As always, you can Live Confidently® with Rocket Lawyer by your side.
On average, what would I usually need to pay to make a Gift Affidavit?
The cost of meeting and hiring the average attorney to make a Gift Affidavit can total anywhere from two hundred to one thousand dollars, depending on where you are and how complicated the issue may be. When you use Rocket Lawyer, you are not just filling out an Affidavit template. If you ever need support from a lawyer, your Premium membership provides up to a 40% discount when you hire an attorney from our network.
Will I need to do anything else once I write my Gift Affidavit?
Upon completing this Affidavit using Rocket Lawyer, you will be able to retrieve it on any device. With a Rocket Lawyer membership, you may edit it, print it, and/or sign it. Attached to each Gift Affidavit Form, there also is a set of next steps to take after the document is completed.
Does a Gift Affidavit Form need to be notarized or witnessed?
Yes, a Gift Affidavit Form needs the signature of a notary. Witnesses are not required.