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Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 28(e)(6). Form of unsworn declaration.


An unsworn declaration under this rule must be in substantially the following form:


I certify or declare under penalty of perjury under the law of the State ofldaho that the foregoing is true and correct, and that I am physically located outside the geographic boundaries of the United States, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, and any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. By signing this declaration I am submitting myself to the jurisdiction of the State of Idaho for purposes of enforcing the penalty of perjury as it relates to this declaration.


Executed on the ____ day of, ____ , ____ ,at __________________________________
(date) (month) (year) (city or other location, and state)
(printed name)



Subsection 3 ofthis rule authorizes the use of unsworn declarations made outside the boundaries of the United States as defined in subsection 2(a). The formal declaration in this section recites the areas defined as within the boundaries and does not rely on the definition in Subsection 2(a) because the person making the formal declaration might believe, and therefore declare that he or she is outside the boundaries of the United States even though at the time of the declaration the person making the declaration is in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, or one of the other territories or insular possessions of the United States. The form of the declaration lessens the opportunity for mistake or fraud.


(Amended April 29, 2013, effective July 1, 2013).

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Jim Jones
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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