Referred to as "Questioned Document Examiner"/"Handwriting Expert"

What are Questioned Documents

A FORENSIC DOCUMENT EXAMINER IS CALLED UPON TO EXAMINE THE AUTHENTICITY OF DOCUMENTS RELATING TO AN INVESTIGATION OR FOR USE AS EVIDENCE IN A COURT OF LAW, THESE DOCUMENTS ARE BETTER KNOWN AS “QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS”

INVESTIGATIONS AND EXPERT OPINION OFFERED RELATING TO WRITINGS APPEARING ON THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONED DOCUMENTS:

  • ANONYMOUS LETTERS;
  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS OF DEBT;
  • ATTENDANCE REGISTERS;
  • BUSINESS CONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTS;
  • CHEQUES;
  • DIARIES;
  • DEEDS OF SALE;
  • DELIVERY NOTES, RECEIPTS AND PROOF OF PAYMENT
  • EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
  • HOSPITAL RECORDS – INCLUDING MEDICAL CERTIFICATES
  • INSCRIPTED MEMORABILIA
  • INSURANCE PROPOSAL FORMS
  • LEASE AGREEMENTS
  • MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS
  • SURETYSHIP ENDORSEMENTS
  • RELATING TO PROPERTY TRANSFERS.
  • WILLS AND CODICILS
  • etc.

MORE SPECIFICALLY RELATING TO:

  • Cut-and-paste Manipulations
  • EVIDENCE OF TAMPERING
  • ERASURES.
  • Overwriting.
  • RUBBER STAMP MARKS.
  • SIGNATURE VERIFICATION.
  • Traced AND SIMULATED FREEHAND FORGERIES
  • Typescript IDENTIFICATION

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