Handwriting Expert Witnesses
What is a handwriting expert witness?
Handwriting examiner expert witness candidates typically have many years of experience and may be certified forensic document examiners. A trained forensic handwriting expert witness can discriminate between natural variations during a handwriting examination and highlight differences in the handwriting sample that would indicate a different writer. A chosen handwriting analysis expert witness may be associated with an industry organization such as the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE), the American Society of Questioned Document Examiners (ASQDE), the American Academy of Forensic Science, and/or the International Association for Identification.
What types of cases require a handwriting expert witness?
A forensic document examiner considers multiple features within a questioned writing sample. Whether it’s for a civil or criminal case, Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn an expert witness search around quickly and provide the right balance of expertise and testimony to support each unique project. In addition, law firms may seek a forensic document examination expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Handwriting expert witness case examples
Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by attorney clients to locate expert witnesses that can support handwriting identification and forgery matters. Example court cases have encompassed:
- document admissibility in an Alabama district court,
- forensic handwriting expert methodology in the state of Florida, and
- New York real estate contract signature forgery.
What litigation support work might a handwriting expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a handwriting expert witness could include document analyses, handwriting analyses, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, and expert testimony at deposition and in the courtroom.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a handwriting expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Handwriting Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Handwriting experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Handwriting landscape.