Posts Categorized: handwriting analysis

How Handwriting Can Make or Break a Case

Handwriting is something that many people take for granted, but there are many cases where it is important to discovering the truth about a hand-written document. In some cases, handwriting can even have an impact on a case, even swaying a court’s decision. Let’s look at a prime example of how handwriting can make or… Read more »

Forgery at its Finest

Many of the crimes we see committed today are serious offenses such as murder, vehicular manslaughter, assault or even burglary. When we think of crimes being committed, rarely do we ever think of something being stolen through the use of forgery anymore, but as we’ve seen in the past and in Spielberg’s famous movie Catch… Read more »

High-Profile Cases Cracked with Handwriting Analysis

Expert forensic analysts closely examine individual characteristics on a microscopic level to identify criminals and verify document authenticity. The numerous criminals suspected, caught and convicted based on nothing more than a writing sample or a single strand of hair is astounding, a number that will continue growing.   Robert Durst Robert Durst was suspected of… Read more »

More Infamous Cases Cracked Using Forensics

Expert forensic analysts closely examine individual characteristics on a microscopic level to identify criminals and verify document authenticity. The numerous criminals suspected, caught and convicted based on nothing more than a writing sample or a single strand of hair is astounding, a number that will continue growing. Boston Strangler Even though scientific forensic analysis based… Read more »

Incompetence Forces GBI to Suspend Handwriting Analysis

Handwriting analysis has been the foundation for case-cracking throughout the modern era. High profile cases such as the Lindberg kidnapping and Son of Sam were busted wide open thanks to the science of handwriting comparison. But apparently enlisting the services of a private handwriting expert is the only option the people of Georgia have nowadays…. Read more »

Handwriting Analysts Keep Society Safe

Handwriting analysis is a remarkable field imperative for putting hundreds of thousands of criminals behind bars every year. The practice catches offenders in the act using their written word, almost as unique as a fingerprint and as identifiable as DNA.   Handwriting analysis is very effective in pinning down kidnappers, bank robbers and even murderers…. Read more »

The Glaring Difference Between Graphology & Forensic Handwriting Expert

When defining the term “Handwriting Expert” as one who is qualified to offer certified opinions with respect to forgery, there is a gray area for those who are not familiar with the industry. Results of internet searches for “Handwriting Expert” fail to differentiate between a graphologist and a forensic handwriting expert. With just a little… Read more »