A Commissioner for Oaths is a person who is authorized to verify affidavits, which are statements in writing and on oath, and other legal documents. A Commissioner for Oaths is appointed by the Lord Chancellor. The powers granted are to administer oaths, take affidavits and statutory declarations.
This is an appointment automatically granted to certain legal professionals who are in practice in their respective profession or to some others because of their particular position or role in the legal system.
The list of the legal professionals who are Commissioners for Oaths automatically is as given below:
In the capacity of Solicitors, we are Commissioners For Oaths and have powers to administer oaths, take affidavits and statutory declarations.
A statutory declaration is a legal document defined under the law of certain Commonwealth nations. It is similar to a statement made under oath, however, it is not sworn. Statutory declarations are commonly used to allow a person to affirm something to be true for the purposes of satisfying some legal requirement or regulation when no other evidence is available. They are thus similar to affidavits (which are made on oath).
Depending on jurisdiction, statutory declarations can be used for:
At Lincoln Lawrence we can:
We will charge a fee of £150 + VAT for drafting a statutory declaration and a fee of £20 (including VAT) for witnessing signatures of the declarant on the statutory declaration.
An affidavit is a written sworn statement of fact voluntarily made by an affiant or deponent under an oath or affirmation administered by a person authorized to do so by law. Such statement is witnessed as to the authenticity of the affiant's or deponent's signature by a taker of oaths, such as a notary public or commissioner of oaths.
We offer the following:
We will charge a fee of £150 for drafting an affidavit and a fee of £20 (including VAT) for administering an oath for an affidavit.
A power of attorney is a written authorization to represent or act on another's behalf in private affairs, business, or some other legal matter. The person authorizing the other to act is the principal, grantor, or donor (of the power). The one authorized to act is the agent or attorney or, in some common law jurisdictions, the attorney-in-fact. A Lasting Power of Attorney lets you appoint someone to make decisions on your behalf. It’s normally used when someone is unable to make their own decisions.
We offer the following services:
We charge a fixed fee of £150 + VAT for drafting a power of attorney and we charge a fee of £20 (including VAT) for witnessing your signatures on your power of attorney and counter-signing the same.
A deed poll is a legal document that proves a change of name.
At Lincoln Lawrence we offer:
We will charge a fee of £150 + VAT for drafting change of name deed and £20 (including VAT) for witnessing signatures on the change of name deed.
Sponsorship Declaration is a document whereby the UK sponsor will declare that he/she intends to sponsor the applicant for the UK visa to visit or join him or her in the UK. The UK sponsor will also confirm that he will maintain and accommodate the applicant for the UK visa without any recourse to public funds.
We can prepare your sponsorship declaration if you are considering to sponsor a person to visit or join you from outside the UK. It is very common for the sponsorship declaration to be submitted in support of the UK visitor visa applications.
We offer the following services:
drafting a Sponsorship Declaration; and/or
witnessing the signatures of the declarant(s);
We will charge a fee of £150 + VAT for drafting a sponsorship declaration and a fee of £20 (including VAT) for witnessing signatures of the declarant on the sponsorship declaration.#
When you apply for something like a bank account or mortgage or you sponsor someone to visit you or join you in the UK, you may be asked to provide documents that are certified as true copies of the original.
We are authorized to certify copy of a document as true copy of the original. You must produce the original document for us to certify a copy of the same to be true copy of the original.
We charge a fee of £10 (including VAT) per certification.
Call us on 020 3917 9999 or email admin@lincolnawrence to book for an appointment with a Solicitor at our offices to avail any of the services above.
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