Document Examination Forensic Expert Witnesses and Consultants
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Document examiners are experts who authenticate the source of handwritten and typewritten documents. Areas of expertise include wills, real estate records, altered medical and dental records, and anonymous writings. (See also Handwriting Analysis)
The listings below are all Document Examination Forensic expert witnesses and consultants.

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Forensic Dynamics LLCJan Seaman Kelly, D-ABFDE
Forensic Dynamics LLC
Las Vegas, NV
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Comprehensive experience in forensic document examinations, testimony in civil and criminal cases, consultations, and training. Past President of American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE). ABFDE certification since 1993. 30 years experience as a forensic document examiner. Testified in state and federal courts in Nevada and Oklahoma Alteration detection in a document, examination of printing processes, indented writing, and non-destructive testing of inks and paper. Signature and handwriting examination of all writers including the elderly, the in-firmed, and medically compromised writers. Examination of Wills, Contracts, Business Documents, Threatening letters. Consultant in Daubert challenges in the defense of forensic document examination

Sean Espley And Joseph MerydithIntegrated Forensic Services, LLC
Sean Espley And Joseph Merydith
Roseville, CA
Sean Espley and Joseph Merydith are certified forensic document examiners with the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE) and have over a combined 30 years of criminal and civil experience. Both examiners have qualified in Municipal, Superior, and Federal courts as experts in the field of forensic document examination.

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Kathy S. CarlsonWestern Forensic Document Examiner
Kathy S. Carlson
Montrose, CO
Kathy Carlson is a Certified Forensic Document examiner by both Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners (SAFE) and International Association of Document Examiners (IADE). She is experienced, Court Qualified. Her investigations and analysis include: Questioned Signatures, Suspect Documents (Typed and Written), Suspect Alterations, Handwritten Numbers, Paper Verification and Indented Writing. Analysis of Paper and Ink through UV, IR lighting and Filters. She is currently working on a research project through her Non-Profit Organization: “Forensic Research on Elderly Exploitation”. This research project is meant to help eliminate elderly abuse, and show others that may try to attempt to exploit the elderly, that signatures can be identified as forgeries or authentic even under such circumstances as tremor, due to age, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Dementia or other neurological disorders.

Grant Sperry and Charlotte Ware (Nationwide/International)Forensic Document Examination Services
Grant Sperry and Charlotte Ware (Nationwide/International)
Germantown, TN
FDES is a full service forensic document examination laboratory. Mr. Sperry has over 37 years of continuous training, education and experience as a forensic document examiner in thousands of civil and criminal cases. Mr. Sperry has testified as an expert on hundreds of occasions, is published in peer related journals and is Board Certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners. Ms. Charlotte Ware is a forensic document examiner who received her initial two year training in FDE through the Texas Department of Public Safety Laboratory. Ms. Ware has experience in all facets of document examination and computer forensics. Please visit our web site (www.fde-sperry.com) for a listing of the various document examination services provided and other related information.

Board Certified:  BFDEVickie L. Willard
Board Certified: BFDE
Cleveland, OH
Forensic document and handwriting examination services include signature comparison, writer identification, altered and fraudulent documents and records, non-destructive ink comparison, other issues relating to questioned documents. Testified more than 150 times in a court of law as a forensic document examiner and handwriting expert. 30 years of experience.

Forensic QDE Lab, LLCLinda L Mitchell, D-ABFDE
Forensic QDE Lab, LLC
Escondido, CA
Plaintiff or defendant - civil or criminal cases involving handwriting identification or documents in dispute. Linda is certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners, has a state-of-the-art laboratory and reasonable fees. Offices in Riverside and San Diego Counties.

Tiffany Salters, Office ManagerRiley Welch LaPorte & Associates
Tiffany Salters, Office Manager
Frankenmuth, MI
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Thomas P. Riley, Todd Welch, and Lisa Hanson, Jennifer Naso and Marie Durina are all certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners (ABFDE). All are court qualified expert witnesses.

Richard T. PicciochiAccess Forensic Group, LLC
Richard T. Picciochi
Floral Park, NY
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Mr. Picciochi is a forensic document examiner and handwriting expert with over 30 years of experience in the New York City Police Department Crime Laboratory and private practice. He has received specialized training from the NYPD, FBI and Secret Service and is certified by the ABFDE. Mr. Picciochi specializes in the examination of disputed signature problems.

Charles E.PerrottaForensic Examiner of Questioned Documents
Charles E.Perrotta
Charlotte, NC
Examiner is FBI Retired Supervisory Special Agent. He is FBI Certified as Forensic Examiner of Questioned Documents. He has a Master of Forensic Sciences degree from George Washington University, Washingtodn, D.C, He has testified in 35 States. He has worked document cases since May of 1975 and has worked private cases since his FBI retirement in 1989.

Cina WongCina L. Wong & Associates, Ltd.
Cina Wong
Norfolk, VA
Board Certified / Court Qualified in State and Federal Courts. 20+ years of experience. Authentication of: signatures, handwriting, documents, cut & paste/photocopy fraud, anonymous writing, alterations, indented writing & paper identification.

Sylvia KesslerSylvia Kessler Enterprises LLC
Sylvia Kessler
Elkhorn, NE
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I am a competent,court qualified Certified Forensic Document Examiner/Handwriting Expert/Expert Witness, w/more than 30 years experience working with integrity. Will provide referrals, CV and latest testimonies upon request. I am trained,resourceful, reliable, truthful, respected, experienced,trustworthy, skilled & knowledgeable. Call me!

Michael WakshullQ9 Consulting, Inc.
Michael Wakshull
Temecula, CA
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Ask your prospective forensic document examiner whether they own the proper equipment to examine the document. My laboratory is equipped with hardware and software to examine most documents: paper and electronic. Ask for a sample report from a prior case to learn how the results are presented. Does the examiner speak in layman's or technical terms?

Susan Abbey, D-BFDE, CDESusan E. Abbey, LLC
Susan Abbey, D-BFDE, CDE
Dallas, TX
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Susan Abbey is a Board Certified Document Examiner by both the Board of Forensic Document Examiners & National Association of Document Examiners. She has been serving clients on matters of questioned or forged documents since 1997. She is Court Qualified and testifies for both plaintiff and defense on civil and criminal matters in State and Federal Courts as a documents and handwriting expert or questioned document witness.

Theresa DeanHandwritingforensics.com
Theresa Dean
Hendersonville, NC
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 as an expert. I abide by the established methodology used among Document Examiners as set forth by the Scientific Working Group for Forensic Document Examination (SWGDOC) and American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM). Handwriting, hand printing, initials, signatures & numbers are compared with known writings. Alterations, anonymous writing, disguised writing, white out, fonts & medical records are examined in an effort to reveal the original intent of the document. Each case includes a comparison chart. Case preparation & consultation are provided.

Patricia FisherFisher Forensic Document Laboratory Inc.
Patricia Fisher
Walnut Creek, CA
Handwriting Examiner Patricia Fisher is a Certified Forensic Document Examiner by the Board of Forensic Document Examiners. With a professional career spanning over 30 years, Ms. Fisher is court qualified for both State and Federal courts. She has testified in over 250 trials and has handled more than 3000 cases.

Ronald N. MorrisRonald N. Morris & Associates, Inc.
Ronald N. Morris
Bedford,, VA
With approximately 36+ years of experience in federal laboratories and private practice in a well equipped laboratory, we provide services in many areas of document examination.

Andrea McNicholGraphology Consultants International
Andrea McNichol
Los Angeles, CA
BA/Master Teaching Credential, UC Berkeley. Certified by & Diplomate of the ACFE. Expert in Questioned Document Examination, Text Analysis, Handwriting Identification & Physical Conditions Affecting the Writing Process. UC Instructor since 1975. Testified at all court levels throughout U.S. Extensive references & court cases available upon request.

Meredith DeKalb Miller, M.F.S.FBI Certified Forensic Document Examiner
Meredith DeKalb Miller, M.F.S.
Chicago, IL
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FBI Trained & Certified Forensic Document Examiner (1998-2006). M.F.S. Master of Forensic Science; George Washington University. Qualified expert in several federal jurisdictions. International instructor; U.S. Dept. of Justice in forensic documents.

Sharon Hampton, CQDEDocument Examiner USA
Sharon Hampton, CQDE
Noblesville, IN
Court qualified and dedicated to the truth. Trusted by peers to review their casework. Experienced in wills & POA, real estate contracts, bomb threats, graffiti, check forgeries, deceptive and anonymous writing, and cut and paste. Visit my website or call now.

Carolyn KurtzDocument Consultants
Carolyn Kurtz
Southampton, PA
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Board certified and court-qualified Forensic Document Examiner, specializing in Signatures, Handwriting Identification, Medical Records, Anonymous Letters, Wills, Deeds, Typewriter Comparison, Deciphering Text, and related services.

Forensic Science Consultants, IncLinton A. Mohammed, PhD, D-ABFDE
Forensic Science Consultants, Inc
Burlingame, CA
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Dr. Linton A. Mohammed is a Forensic Document Examiner with 30+ years experience. Testified 100+ times in criminal and civil matters in the US, England & Caribbean. Fully equipped laboratory. B.Sc., MFS, PhD degrees. Certified in the US and UK. Co-author of "The Neuroscience of Handwriting: Applications for Forensic Document Examination". .

Larry F. Stewart, CFC, MSFSGlobal Forensic Services, LLC
Larry F. Stewart, CFC, MSFS
San Luis Obispo, CA
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Offices: San Luis Obispo, CA-GFS is a private forensic lab, specializing in ink dating, forensic ink dating, ink age, questioned documents, fraud, forgery, art age determination, ink, paper, handwriting, fingerprints, counterfeiting, piracy, crime scenes, Daubert and court preparation. Full service document laboratory.

Warren Spencer,CFELS Spencer and Associates
Warren Spencer,CFE
St. Charles, IL
Forensic handwriting expert located in Chicago suburbs. Court qualified handwriting examiner, signature comparison, altered and fraudulent records. Writer identification, ransom notes, bomb threats, suicide note, graffiti,other unidentified writing.

Khody R. DetwilerLesnevich & Detwiler: Forensic Document and Handwriting Laboratory
Khody R. Detwiler
Roaring Spring, PA
With over 55 years of experience specializing in the examination and analysis of signatures, writings, and documents, Lesnevich & Detwiler is one of the most sophisticated private forensic document laboratories in the United States; including the capabilities to perform all aspects of non-destructive forensic document and handwriting examinations. We are often retained (both nationally and internationally) by law firms, government agencies, insurance companies, banking institutions, corporations and other private entities to handle any issue involving the authenticity of documents, writings and signatures in both civil and criminal matters. We are court qualified in state, federal and international jurisdictions; and have earned a stellar reputation for producing highly-effective court demonstratives in support of our findings when providing expert witness testimony in every matter.


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