statement


statement
In a general sense, an allegation; a declaration of matters of fact. The term has come to be used of a variety of formal.narratives of facts, required by law in various jurisdictions as the foundation of judicial or official proceedings and in a limited sense is a formal, exact, detailed presentation. An oral or written assertion, or nonverbal conduct of a person, if it is intended by him as an assertion. Fed.R.Evid. 801(a).
Oral or written verbal expression, or nonverbal conduct of a person intended by him as a substitute for oral or written verbal expression. Calif. Evid.Code No. 225.
A hearsay declarant's nonverbal conduct may qualify as a "statement" for purpose of exclusion under the hearsay rule if the conduct was intended by the declarant as a substitute for oral or written verbal expression. Matter of Cheryl H., 2 Dist., 153 C.A.3d 1098, 200 Cal.Rptr. 789, 807.
- prior inconsistent statements
- voluntary statement.
- bank statement (statement of account)
- financial statement (See also balance (balance sheet); income statement; profit and loss statement
@ statement of account
A report issued monthly or periodically by a bank or creditor to a customer setting forth the amounts billed, credits given and balance due. A bank statement includes the checks drawn and cleared, the deposits made, the charges debited, and account balance.
@ statement of affairs
Document which must be filed in bankruptcy proceedings, setting forth answers to questions about the past and present financial situation of the debtor. A balance sheet showing immediate liquidation amounts, rather than historical costs, usually prepared when insolvency or bankruptcy is imminent.
- income statement
- statement of condition
@ statement of claim
See claim
@ statement of condition
A balance sheet which shows the assets, liabilities, reserves and capital of a person, business, or a financial institution, as of a given date.
- statement of affairs.
@ statement of confession
Oftentimes referred to as a "power of attorney", "cognovit note", or "confession of judgment", is written authority of debtor and his direction to enter judgment against debtor as stated therein.
- judgment (confession of judgment)?????
@ statement of defense
See answer
@ statement of income
- income statement
- profit and loss statement
@ statement of particulars
See bill (bill of particulars)
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