Handwriting Expert Witnesses

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Handwriting expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including forensic science, document examination, fraud investigation, criminal justice, and legal consulting. Some of the most common specialties among handwriting expert witnesses include signature verification, forgery detection, questioned documents, ink analysis, and handwriting identification. They can opine on the effects of forgery in legal documents, the authenticity of historical manuscripts, identity theft through forged signatures, the validity of contracts based on signature verification, and discrepancies in handwritten wills or other legal documents.

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Patricia FisherView profile

ID: 59071

Ms. Patricia Fisher

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This expert has been in the field of handwriting and questioned document analysis for more than 30 years. She currently serves as an editor of a scientific peer-reviewed publication in her field, the Journal of Forensic Document Examination. Having graduated from Mills College and UC Berkeley, she is certified by the Board of Forensic Document Examiners and active in the International...

Legal Expert Witness | New MexicoView profile


Legal Expert Witness | New Mexico

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New Mexico

This expert has 26 years of experience in regulatory and compliance investigation of federal labor laws. An extensive amount of time was with the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division as a Wage and Hour Compliance Specialist, enforcing federal wage and hour laws through investigative assignments. She analyzed and reviewed employer's financial documents, including time and pay records, as...

Warren SpencerView profile

ID: 45714

Mr. Warren Spencer

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This expert has extensive experience as a forensic handwriting examiner. He earned his BS in industrial administration from Iowa State University. Today, he is certified as a forensic document and fraud examiner. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the International Association of Document Examiners, and the Scientific...

Forensic Linguistics Expert Witness | New HampshireView profile


Forensic Linguistics Expert Witness | New Hampshire

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New Hampshire

This ivy league educated linguistics expert specialists in forensic semantics and forensic stylistics. He has had success in both academia and the professional world as an Assistant Professor of English at Wayne State University and as a speechwriter/director of communications for large corporations such as GM and Kraft Foods. He has published a number of books and articles in the communications...

Handwriting  Forensic Document Analysis Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile


Handwriting Forensic Document Analysis Expert Witness | California

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This certified forensic document examiner and handwriting expert has practiced in Southern California for several years. Her laboratory is complete with up-to-date equipment and a library of reference resources. Her research has been published in the Journal of the American Society of Forensic Document Examiners. She is also a Notary Public and has been selected by the Office of the Secretary of...

Electronic Signatures and Mortgage Technology Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile


Electronic Signatures and Mortgage Technology Expert Witness | Massachusetts

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This qualified expert of Electronic Signatures obtained her BA from Smith College. She is certified in Mortgage Standards and has 8+ Publications related to the field of Technology and Software. She is a member of the Property Records Industry Association, the Structured Document Technical Committee, and the ASTM Committee. She is currently the President of a Technology Company on the East Coast...

Handwriting Identification Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Handwriting Identification Expert Witness | New York

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New York

This expert has a training in Handwriting Identification, which he assumed under the apprenticeship of Felix Klein since 1978. He is fluent in using photographic and microscope techniques. He has reviewed thousands of documents and cases. He currently consults and teaches on handwriting analysis to bank tellers, insurance claim representatives, and a variety of other field workers. He is a...

Forensic Document Examination & Handwriting Identification Expert Witness | TennesseeView profile


Forensic Document Examination & Handwriting Identification Expert Witness | Tennessee

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This expert has extensive experience as an independent, privately trained, court qualified & certified forensic document examiner, CFDE and forensic handwriting expert. She has been examining questioned document cases since 2009. This expert earned her BS from East Tennessee State University and holds a certification by the International School of Forensic Document Examination. She is a member of...

Technical Documentation  Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Technical Documentation Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness | Texas

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This expert in technical documentation and mechanical engineering has over 35 years of professional experience. He completed his AAS in electrical engineering and his BS in mechanical engineering from NEC and Texas Tech University. He is skilled in electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, HVAC power distribution, in addition to HTML SGML and other programs. Formerly, he has served as a technical writer...

Handwriting Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a handwriting expert witness in legal proceedings?

A handwriting expert witness analyzes and compares handwriting samples to determine authenticity, identify forgery, or establish authorship in cases involving disputed documents.

What types of cases can a handwriting expert witness assist with?

Handwriting experts are often involved in cases such as fraud, identity theft, contract disputes, will contests, and harassment cases where written communication is disputed.

Are there subspecialties within the field of handwriting analysis?

Yes, some handwriting experts specialize in areas like historical document examination, graffiti identification, anonymous letter tracing, and signature verification.

How can a handwriting expert witness help in a case involving forged signatures?

They can compare the disputed signature with known samples to identify inconsistencies or similarities that may indicate forgery.

Can a handwriting expert witness provide testimony on electronic signatures or digital writing samples?

Yes. Many handwriting experts are also trained in analyzing electronic signatures and digital writing samples for authenticity.

How does Expert Institute select its Handwriting expert witnesses?

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