de·clar·ant /di-'klar-ənt/ n: a person who makes a statement or declaration

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

noun affiant, affirmant, complainant, one who affirms, one who asserts, one who proclaims, person who makes allegations, proclaimor, witness

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A person who signs a statement or declaration alleging that the information contained in the statement is true. Compare: affiant
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. A person who makes a verbal statement or signs a written one.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

   the person making a statement, usually written and signed by that person, under "penalty of perjury" pursuant to the laws of the state in which the statement, called a declaration, is made. The declaration is more commonly used than the affidavit, which is similar to a declaration but requires taking an oath to swear to the truth attested to (certified in writing) by a notary public. In theory, a declarant who knowingly does not tell the truth would be subject to the criminal charge of perjury. Such violations are seldom pursued.
   See also: affiant, affidavit, declaration

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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