Consulting and investigation services are available for attorneys, criminal or civil, prosecution or defense in any matters related to fingerprints, including examination of latent and inked fingerprints, verification of fingerprint identifications.

Investigation and Expert Testimony - For attorneys, criminal and civil, concerning fingerprints and fingerprint identification, including both inked and latent fingerprint cases, as well as Notary cases. Trial preparation and case review.

Specializing in Notary Book Examinations
California Government Code 8206 (G) - If the document to be notarized is a deed, quitclaim deed, deed of trust, or other document affecting real property, or a power of attorney document, the notary public shall require the party signing the document to place his or her right thumbprint in the journal.

I will contact and respond to the notaries location to examine the print and make high resolution scans of the print entry. I will do a thorough examination of the journal entry to determine identity. I will then provide a report of my examination and analysis of the print in question.

Latent print examinations- Processing of items for the development of latent fingerprints, analyzing and comparing latent fingerprints with known inked fingerprints, reviewing latent print comparisons conducted, analysis and identifications.

Preservation of developed latent impressions, which may include Photography, the lifting of latent impressions using tape, high resolution digital imaging of impressions or casts.

Review of reports, examinations, examinations notes, comparisons and identifications conducted
Review of evidence collection reports, examinations, examination notes, techniques and documentation.

Rates and Expenses

Initial Consultations are free of charge. Fees can vary based on you or your companies needs and can be discussed after the initial consult.
For current rates and expenses, contact Steve by Phone, E-mail or fax.
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