I need to get a copy of my cell phone records for a unemployment benefits hearing in Virginia. I called my cell phone provider and they said I need a sworn statement from me to prove I own my phone and it is my number. What is a sworn statement? What do I need to say in my sworn statement? Do I have to go to court or get it notarized or something? Please tell me everything I need to include in it to make it official.
Just a notarized letter. Write a letter stating it is your phone and number. It would be a good idea to include contact information.
For a clean-looking letter, add exactly the write up for a "Jurat" as seen on page 13 (top of page, include everything after the colon) at the bottom of the letter. DO NOT FILL-IN the blank fields in that sample jurat. If you have no idea what I am talking about, then just write the letter and leave a bunch of blank space for a notary public to write in a jurat or stamp one in.
Then go find a notary public... located in banks, courthouses, UPS/Fedex offices, etc. The notary public can charge you up to $5 to notarize your signature. Again, DO NOT FILL IN BLANKS OR SIGN DOCUMENT until you are in front of the notary and the notary asks you to swear that the contents of the document are true. Done, sworn statement.
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