West LegalEdcenter is now part of CeriFi
SITE MAINTENANCE:West LegalEdcenter will be unavailable on July 14th while critical updates are made to the site.





Program Details
On Demand

Little Known Secrets About Altered Documents in Legal Cases



Content Partner:  Celesq AttorneysEd Center
Price: $200.00*

Add To Cart

* Applicable Membership or Subscription discounts will be added in your shopping cart

Description:
Forensic document examiners are often retained to determine whether a document has been altered. Alterations are made in many ways. The person making the alteration believes they are clever enough to avoid detection. Usually, they leave traces of their misdeeds behind. 
 
This presentation offers an overview to attorneys to different types of alterations encountered by document examiners and methods of detecting the alterations.
 
Altered documents deeds filed with the county recorder
Alteration of a mortgage document
Is the PDF document legitimate
Tools used by forensic document examiners to look for alterations
Alteration of Computer-generated documents
Why must the document examiner be able to distinguish computer generated documents? Discovery of cut-and-paste signatures
Alteration of medical records
Alteration of email
Is the Word document as purported?
Examining signatures written on digital tablets
Tools used by document examiners in non-handwriting examinations
The future of forensic document examination
 
 
Presenter Bio 
 
Mike Wakshull is a court-qualified forensic document examiner located in Temecula, CA. He has been qualified as an expert witness in California Superior Courts and Federal District Court, testifying in cases involving will contests, contract disputes and others. His master’s degree project focused on bias in managerial decisions. He has authored two books on the topic of forensic document examination: Forensic Document Examination for Legal Professionals and The End of the Zodiac Mystery. 
 
Mike has presented at conferences such as international forensics conferences, California Lawyers Association, and California District Attorneys Association. He is vice president of Scientific Association of Forensic Examiners and is a member of the National Speaker’s Association.


Practice Areas: Evidence, Litigation & Appeals, Trial Skills
Online Media Type: Video
Production Date: 12/13/2022
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 4 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand
Course Type: Public

Click here for information on subscription discounts and Group Viewing opportunities.

Purchase of this product provides online access for 180 days. If you are purchasing a live webcast, you will receive complimentary access to the on demand version for 180 days once it becomes available. Please note that the on demand and podcast versions may, or may not be accredited in your state.

If you intend to take a course for CLE credit, please make sure your state is listed in the "Accreditation" section to the upper right of the program description. Accreditation displayed is unique to the purchased program format (live conference, live webcast, on demand, podcast). Credit totals listed for live conferences are the maximum credits available. Credits issued will be based upon actual time in attendance.  Credit totals for other formats are for complete programs.  Partial credit is not available for any online or downloadable format. 

 

West LegalEdcenter will not provide accreditation for states not listed. 



CLE Scholarship information
Tuition Assistance for legal professionals taking our programs. Learn more about the program.


This product is intended for individual use by the named purchaser. Group viewings for online programs may be arranged for five or more attorneys within the same organization prior to viewing by emailing west.wlec-sales@thomson.com.







People who bought this program also bought:
There are no current recommendations
E-mail a colleague about this program.
Credit Eligibility:
Click on the jurisdiction to view credit eligibility details for this program

AB, AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CEU, CLP, CO, CT, DE, GA, GU, HI, ID, IL-EXPER, IL-NEWADMIT, IN, ME, MO, MS, MT, ND, NF, NH, NJ, NM, NS, NT, NU, NV, NY-EXPER, PA, PE, PR, TN, UK-BSB, UK-SRA, VI, VT, WV, WY, YT
Alaska
Total Credits: 1
Specialty Credits: 
Status: Reciprocal Credit Available
Expiration: 12/12/2025
Training Type: Online

West LegalEdcenter provides accreditation as described here. You may be able to self apply for credits in states not listed.

Request credits for a state not listed.

Check your state requirements and get contact information.
Speakers:
Mike Wakshull, MSc., CQE - Forensic Document Examiner, Q9 Consulting, Inc.
This product is designed to provide information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is sold with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional service. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought.


Page Disclaimer
No page disclaimer found.
Home |  Privacy Notice
(c692kbm.int.thomsonreuters.com)