Questioned Documents Analysis

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Welcome to our premier Questioned Documents Analysis service, where we specialize in uncovering hidden insights from documents by scrutinizing documents to verify their authenticity, detect forgeries, and examine alterations that hold critical significance. We employ advanced techniques to provide expert opinions in legal contexts to provide you with reliable, precise, and complete analysis, our dedicated team of expert document examines incorporates advanced technology with years of experience.

What is Questioned Documents Analysis?

Questioned Documents Analysis is a forensic examination that involves scientific examination of documents to establish their authenticity, origin, alterations, or authorship of various types of documents. Our comprehensive examination can provide the answers that you seek in legal matters, civil and criminal cases, personal inquiries, and other situations where the authenticity of the document is in question. Our purpose is to identify and present reliable evidence on the origin and integrity of documents.

Our Services:

  • Handwriting and questioned document examination that involves the analysis, comparison, evaluation, and verification of documents that includes the following:
  1. Handwriting letters and notes– Forensic handwriting analysis is the comparison of two similar types of writing to determine authorship. The goal of forensic handwriting analysis is to analyze, compare and evaluate the handwriting characteristics to determine if the handwriting was or was not prepared by the known writer.
  2. Signatures on contracts, wills, or legal documents– To analyze, compare and evaluate the handwriting characteristics to determine if the signature was or was not prepared by the known writer.
  3. Identity documents examination (e.g. Passport, Driving License, PAN card, etc.)- Any document that may be used to prove a person’s identity.
  4. Security document examination– Documents that incorporate specific elements intended to make them more difficult to counterfeit, falsify, alter or otherwise tamper with.
  5. Checks and bank documents– Examining counterfeit cheques, there are overt (visible) features such as watermarks, logos, serial numbers, A/c numbers, etc.
  6. Suicide notes and ransom letters– Comparing two or more documents and determining within a reasonable degree of certainty that the same person or that different people wrote them.
  7. Forged documents– Examining the overall layout of the document, its contents, the form is executed, writing material, letterhead, registration number, date, signature, stamp impression, any resolutions or notations made on the recto and verso of the act, setting photo stamps.
  8. Typewritten documents– Size and spacing (vertical and horizontal), type style, and unique identifying characteristics such as character and alignment defects.
  9. Printed documents– Discovery of the source of a reproduced counterfeit or copy is an important aspect of forensic document examination.
  10. Threatening letters related to criminal investigations–  Look for particular characteristics that can be used to distinguish
  11. Examination of charred documents– Restoration and decipherment of writings on them.
  • Forgery detection– Examining documents to identify signs of alteration, falsification, or unauthorized replication.
  • Alterations and obliterations of a document– Determining the techniques used to alter or obliterate the content such as erasing, overwriting, or using chemicals.
  • Ink and paper analysis– Analysis of the ink and paper to differentiate between the original and added content.
  • Expert witness testimony– Involves presentation of our expert’s unbiased opinion and analysis in a specific field relevant to a court case. The court considers the expert’s testimony alongside other evidence to reach a decision.
  • Legal consultation– We provide consultation seeking advice and guidance from our experts.

Our Process of Document Examination includes:

  • Collection of documents (questioned documents and known standards).
  • Examination and comparison of the questioned documents with known standards.
  • Evaluation of the findings/results for similarities or differences.
  • The conclusion drawn from the findings/results.
  • Documentation of all findings/results in a formal report for legal use if needed.

Our Experts are admissible into the court room U/s 45 of Indian Evidence Act, 1872. Our report can be used to prove the opinion of the Expert on any relevant matter based on their analysis or examination of any document, handwriting, or any physical evidence. Our experts may be cross-examined by the opposing party to assess the credibility and reliability of the report.

We apply various scientific aids and forensic methods such as microscopy, magnifying glasses of various magnifications, linen tester, UV and IR, VSC, and other filters to provide you with the best possible services.

Our Expert’s Profile

Deepak R. Handa

Principal Scientific Officer (Eq. Deputy Director) and HOD  Documents (Retd), Central Forensic Science Lab (CFSL) CBI Delhi, has more than 40 years of experience in the field of handwriting examination which includes the following:

  • Examination of handwriting & signatures, detection of forgery.
  • Secret writings examination and detection.
  • Passport examination
  • Ink and paper examination
  • Detection and deciphering of Erased & Obliterated writings.
  • Photocopied documents examination.
  • Charred documents examination,
  • Currency Notes examinations (FICNs)

Selected by UPSC as SSA (Documents)

Promoted as Senior Scientific Officer GR-II (Documents)

Selected by UPSC as Senior Scientific Officer GR 1 (Documents)

Selected by UPSC as Principal Scientific Officer (Documents) with ever highest 90% marks in interview.

Examined more than 5 lacs case exhibits pertaining to over 4500 criminals, civil, and court cases. Also has tendered evidence in more than 1,500 courts across India without being disbelieved even in a single instance.

Written over 50 research papers at both national and international levels. Trained more than 15,000 personnel, from various fields like the judiciary, CBI Police Depts., NIA, BSF, Armed Forces, Vigilance officers from Banks and other PSUs, and M. Sc. students (across India). Designed Forensics Exam Papers for Various Universities.

Recipient of more than three dozen appreciations from various agencies like CBI, Delhi Police, Directorate of Forensic Sciences (DFSS-MHA), etc. Served as chairman of various committees and boards.

Now a member of ‘Advisory Committee’ in one of the Ratna Public Sector undertakings to the Government of India.

Why Choose Our Services?

Our services stand out in questioned document examination for several reasons:

  • Expertise: We have a team of highly skilled and experienced document examiners with expertise in various aspects of questioned document analysis having 40+ years of experience.
  • Advanced techniques: We employ advanced techniques to ensure accurate and reliable results in the examination and comparison of documents.
  • Accuracy: Our document examiners have a track record of producing reliable and precise results. We recognize the significance of precision in every case.
  • Confidentiality: Understanding the sensitivity of disputed documents, we treat every case with the greatest discretion. Your privacy is important to us.
  • Comprehensive Solutions: Whether you’re seeking to validate historical artifacts, resolve legal disputes, or gain insights into personal matters, our services offer comprehensive solutions.

Choosing our services guarantees a thorough and expert examination of the documents, enhancing the precision and reliability of the forensic evidence presented in legal proceedings.

Contact Us Today

Allow us to assist you in discovering the truth concealed within documents. Our Questioned Documents Analysis service delivers you with crucial information that can help you win your case or investigation.

Contact us today to discuss your requirements, and let our experts assist you in discovering the secrets that are contained in documents.

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