By Dwayne Strocen
Forensic Document Examiner Necessary to Successfully Litigate a Contested Will or Prove Document or Signature is Forgery
Toronto, Ontario, June 22, 2020 – Docufraud Canada says successful litigation must meet a list of criteria before the court to demonstrate each of the parties have met their burden of proof. One of the more important aspects can be to determine if a document or signature is in fact legitimate. For this, you may need a forensic signature analysis with a court qualified handwriting expert.
As with any solid foundation where credibility is critical. Establishment of the legitimacy of the documents in question go a long way to demonstrate credibility of the parties involved. Confirmation to the court in litigation is to establish beyond a doubt whether the document in question is genuine or fraudulent. This is never more important for the court than when each party claim the other has broken the spirit of a contractual obligation. A “He Said – She Said” scenario.
Whether this is to litigate a contested a will. Or perhaps to attempt to demonstrate a document is fraudulent. Or to establish if signatures have been forged or altered. Establishing the burden of proof is part of your pre-trial preparation. A forensic examination is needed by a qualified examiner whose written report will be entered into evidence and on the record.
A Forensic Document Examiner is also known as a Questioned Document Examiner. They are an individual who can demonstrate to the court they have met certain standards of training and expertise. Based on these standards, the court will recognize the examiner as an Expert Witness. This standing has greater weight with the court for one basic reason. The examiner must also certify and swear the examination in question was made without bias to either party and was impartial.
The examiner also recognizes their responsibility to provide this un-biased factual evidence to the court. This is done in spite of which party engaged their service. Presenting a winning legal strategy is not dependent on chance or a winning smile. It is won by presenting all of the evidence in a manner that is clear and unemotional.
About Docufraud Canada:
We are a Canadian company and one of Canada’s premiere certified and court appointed forensic examiners. Our examiners have many hours of court experience and our forensic reports have been court recognized in all provinces throughout Canada and the U.S.A. In addition, our forensic reports have been accepted and recognized by the courts in Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica, Turks & Caicos, India, Iran, Pakistan, Poland and others.
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Dwayne Strocen – President
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