Attorney's Guide to Document Examination

Attorney's Guide to Document Examination by Katherine M. Koppenhaver has been written for attorneys who are handling cases involving questioned documents. Attorney's Guide is a Quorum Book published by Greenwood Publishers.

Table of Contents

  • Part I - The Document Examiner
  • Choosing a Forensic Document Examiner
  • Questioned Document Cases
  • Working with a Document Examiner
  • Collecting and Preserving Documents
  • Part II - Handwriting Identification
  • The Evolution of the Written Word
  • Handwriting Characteristics
  • Factors that Influence Handwriting
  • Handwriting Identification
  • Part III - Documents
  • Materials from which Documents Are Made
  • Office Equipment
  • Part IV - Detecting Fraud
  • Forgery and Fraud
  • Detecting Fraudulent Documents
  • Part V - Testimony
  • Opinions, Reports, and Exhibits
  • Preparation for Court and Deposition
  • Deposition Testimony
  • Presenting a Document Case
  • Cross-Examination
  • Court Citations Pertaining to Handwriting