Monthly Archives: February 2019

Statement of Truth in Probate Matters

To swear an oath evokes images of a Victorian court room, maybe as part of the interminable Chancery case of Jarndyce v Jarndyce in Dickens’ Bleak House. Traditionally, oaths are sworn on a holy book; the implication being that the deponent is unlikely to risk his eternal soul by admitting a false statement. The only… Read more »