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Forensic Handwriting Examination Course

Forensic Handwriting Examination Course Forensic Handwriting Examination is the examination of handwriting to establish authenticity of writing in questioned documents   Where?  Pretoria    When? August 2018 Who should attend? Anyone interested in examining the genuineness of documents   For a video explanation of the course, click here Contact

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‘Does it look the same’, is not enough in Forensic Document Examination.’

https://www.graphanex.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/misaligned-lines-image-cropped.jpgIn Forensic Document Examination, a regular comment by clients to a forensic document examiner (FHE) is “I need the signature/handwriting on this document to be analysed. That looks like my handwriting or signature, but I know I didn’t sign or write on that document or My father

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Questioned documents – original writing vs photocopies

Would a document examiner worth his or her salt settle for the examination of photocopies?  I would say not.  An analogy I frequently use is the difference between a dried leaf and a living leaf.  Much of what can be found in a living leaf, has long

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Questioned and Known Signatures in Forensic Handwriting Examination

Once you are confronted with a questioned signature on a disputed document, the challenge is on to find adequate known specimens of signatures with which to compare it during an examination.  In the world of handwriting examination, there are two categories of signatures from which to draw.

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Examination of Handwriting in Forgeries

In South Africa, the large majority of enquiries the Forensic Handwriting Examiner (FHE), receives is for the analysis of disputed signatures. What does the forensic handwriting examiner (FHE) look for?  Since no writer signs in exactly the same way, a direct comparison of handwriting features is not

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A handwriting analyst and forensic handwriting examiner, Graphanex is in the business of examining handwriting to highlight potential fraud and answer tough questions about personality.