Handwriting Expert Witnesses

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Expert witnesses who are available to give opinions regarding the identification of handwriting may be found by clicking on the following links. Experts found here may give opinions regarding ink differentiation, forensic handwriting, and handwriting analysis. These consultants may provide reports concerning overwriting, interlineation, page substitution, and page insertion. They may also testify regarding obliterated writing, over writing, anonymous writings, and hand printing, among other topics.

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Dennis J. Ryan (Applied Forensics)
Applied Forensics is a state of art laboratory of certified Forensic Document Examiners with offices in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Connecticut. Document examinations are provided in the following areas: handwriting, typewriter, photocopies, alterations,... Learn More ›

Kathy S Carlson CFDE, CQDE (Western Forensic Document Examiner)
Kathy Carlson, a Certified, Court Qualified Forensic Document Examiner, has studied handwriting examination and apprenticed under some of the leading Court Qualified Experts since 2009 in cases including but not limited to; Contracts, Loans, Checks, Warranty... Learn More ›

Robert Lesnevich, B.S., J.D., Diplomate, ABFDE
Board certified, court qualified, proficiency tested expert and attorney with over 25 years experience in federal and private crime laboratories. A state of the art forensic laboratory and an experienced expert witness. Professional expert reports and... Learn More ›

Kevin P Kulbacki, D-ABFDE (KDX Forensic Consulting, LLC)
KDX Forensic Consulting, LLC is a Forensic Document Examination firm with over a decade of experience in Forensic Document Examination work on behalf of law enforcement, the United States Federal Government, and the private sector. Located in Chicago,... Learn More ›

Richard T. Picciochi (Access Forensic Group, LLC)
Richard T. Picciochi is a forensic handwriting and document examiner with over forty years of experience in the NYPD Crime Lab and private practice. He has examined thousands of signature, handwriting and questioned document cases, participated in numerous... Learn More ›
Robson Forensic, Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Robson Forensic is a national leader in expert witness consulting, providing technical expertise across many fields within engineering, architecture, science, and a broad range of specialty disciplines. We...
Larry F Stewart (Global Forensic Services, LLC)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Global Forensic Services, LLC (formerly Stewart Forensic Consultants, LLC) is an independent laboratory and consulting firm providing investigation, forensic and litigation support to individuals, companies...
Mark Songer, M.S.F.S. (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Document Examiner Mark Songer is a former FBI Special Agent and FBI Forensic Examiner who specializes in forensic document examinations. He is frequently retained to investigate matters involving...
Theresa Dean (HandwritingForensics.com)
Location: North Carolina
Areas of Expertise: US Secret Service Questioned Document Course, I-II; NC Justice Academy Document Forensics; 25 years experience; Court Qualified in all Courts; 50 Courtroom Testimonies. I have never been disqualified...
Michael N Wakshull (Q9 Consulting, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Mike Wakshull is a practicing civil and criminal court-qualified forensic document examiner based in Southern California. His clients are in 27 states and five countries. He partners with legal clients...
Katherine M Koppenhaver (Forensic Document Examiners, Inc.)
Location: Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Katherine M. Koppenhaver is a Board Certified Document Examiner. Her firm, Forensic Document Examiners, Inc. has been providing services related to questioned documents for over 35 years. Our large staff...
Gerald LaPorte (Riley Welch LaPorte & Associates Forensic Laboratories Inc.)
Location: Michigan
Areas of Expertise: Riley, Welch, LaPorte & Associates Forensic Laboratories, Inc. specializes in forensic document examinations including handwriting analysis, forgery, the chemical analysis of writing and printing inks,...
Linda L Mitchell (Forensic QDE Lab, llc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Linda Mitchell is a Certified Forensic Document Examiner (QDE) with offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside Counties. Linda is available for handwriting authentication/identification and document...
Wendy Carlson (America's Handwriting Expert LLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Wendy Carlson is a Court Qualified Forensic Document Examiner. She has studied handwriting and document examination and apprenticed under some of the leading court-qualified Forensic Document Experts...
M. Patricia Fisher (Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Fisher Forensic Document Laboratory, Inc., (Laboratory) provides a state-of-the-art document laboratory to assist courts and clients determine the genuineness of documents. Clients who utilize the Laboratory's...
Vickie L. Willard
Location: Ohio
Areas of Expertise: Vickie Willard is Board Certified by the Board of Forensic Document Examiners (BFDE). She has over 30 years of experience examining disputed documents and providing court testimony. Services include:...
Gregory Dalzell, MA, ABFDE (Robson Forensic, Inc.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Gregory Dalzell is a Forensic Document Examiner with nearly three decades of professional experience in government agency work. He is board-certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Applied Forensics, LLC
Location: Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Applied Forensics is a state of art laboratory of certified Forensic Document Examiners with offices in New York, Washington, DC, Boston, Connecticut, and Florida. Document examinations are provided in...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Anne Smith (d/b/a ForensicForgeryDetection.com)
Location: Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Specializing in handwriting identification, copy-pasted information and font identification. Anne Smith is a court-qualified, proficiency-tested Forensic Document Examiner. With over 16 years experience,...
Applied Forensics, LLC
Location: District of Columbia and Maryland
Areas of Expertise: Applied Forensics is a state of art laboratory of certified Forensic Document Examiners with offices in New York, Maryland, Boston, Connecticut, and Florida. Document examinations are provided in the following...
Handwriting FAQs

What is a handwriting expert witness?

A handwriting expert witness is a professional who are typically called upon in legal proceedings to provide testimony and support based on their expertise in document examination, handwriting analysis, forgery detection, and signature verification.

What is the role of a handwriting expert witness?

The role of a handwriting expert witness is to provide specialized knowledge and expertise in the analysis and authentication of handwriting in a legal matter.

How much can a person make as a handwriting expert witness?

Handwriting expert witnesses can earn income in the potential range from $200 to $400 per hour or greater, depending on the circumstances. The fee arrangmen, will be determined by the retaining attorney and the expert.

What are the qualifications of a handwriting expert witness?

To be a handwriting expert witness, one needs to have expertise in handwriting analysis, document examination, and forensic science.

What type of evidence is reviewed in a lawsuit by a handwriting expert witness?

A handwriting expert witness reviews various types of evidence such as handwriting samples, documents, signatures, and other related materials to provide an opinion on the authenticity and authorship of the handwriting.

What type of cases typically involve the testimony of a handwriting expert witness?

Cases involving forgery, fraud, or disputed documents often require the testimony of a handwriting expert witness to analyze and compare handwriting samples and provide their professional opinion in court.