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Primary Area of Expertise
Forensic Document Examination
Court Qualified Expert Witness Ruth Brayer has over 30 years of experience in authenticating disputed documents on behalf of major law firms, financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Brayer has testified in state and federal courts. She has been used as a forensic expert in multimillion-dollar complex forgery cases, consistently obtaining successful results.

Ms. Brayer is author of Detecting Forgery in Fraud Investigations, and a CLE provider speaking about Forensic Document Examination at Bar Associations, law firms and audiences in the U.S. and abroad. Brayer has received her principle training from Felix Klein, an internationally recognized expert in document examination and founder of the National Bureau of Document Examination. Ms. Brayer was awarded certification upon a successful completion of the final written test in questioned document examination. In addition, Ms. Brayer was awarded a certificate by the National Association of Document Examiners for a successful completion of the final written test. She attends a weekly Continuing Education Training offered by Forensic Document Examiners, Inc.

Brayer is the founder of Brayer Handwriting International a Midtown boutique firm. Services provided by BHI include depositions, expert opinion, written reports, court testimony and court exhibits. We help attorneys to solve complex problems regarding questioned signatures, handwriting and numbers on legal contracts, partnership agreements, wills, deeds and more.