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Handwriting Expert New York Rates

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All the buttons on this page are utilized to pay for services of Handwriting Expert New York. Please make sure to check the total in your shopping cart before you check out, to make sure it's correct.  Initial review and consultation can be as low as $700. The typical on questioned document case is $995 flat rate. The more complicated cases which include multiple Questioned documents, multiple suspects, or specific advanced forensic tests will be higher.

Flat Rate Billing Option

Brett Goldstein New Case, Lab work, Verbal & Written Opinion or Declaration

(One questioned document, One suspected writer — unlimited known documents)


Each Additional Questioned Document or Suspect

Document using the Flat Rate Option.


Rush Fee (12 – 24 hour turnaround, weekends/holidays)

+ 100%

Rush Fee (24 – 48 hour turnaround, business days)

+ 50%

Time Based Billing Option

General Retainer Fee


Brett Goldstein Consultation

Lab Work Time (hourly)


Designation Fee

(instead of General Retainer)


Attorney Consultation (hourly rate):

Telephone or Brett's Office


Attorney's Office 

(1 hour minimum)


Additional Fees (if required)

On-Site Inspection of Document (hourly)

or Microscopic Examination and Fluorescent/Infrared Photography 

(Current Clients Only)


Administration Fee

Includes setup and labeling of documents


Travel Expenses:

Driving/Train (hourly, plus $0.50 per mile, and cost of ticket/taxi)

$50.00 / hour

$.75 / mile (round trip)

Flying (cost of ticket, plus hourly travel time)

$50.00 / hour

Lodging (per night or actual cost)


Meals (daily)


Court RSVP Deposit

(Must accompany signed Court RSVP form).


Court Testimony

(Must be paid in full prior to court)  Deposit required. Signed Court RSVP form must be on file and the casework must be complete with an official opinion rendered before any clients reserves a court date.  Please do not use this button until your verbal or written opinion has been issued by our office. There are no half day charges. Video Testimony is $2,000 per day. Additional travel expenses may also apply.


$2000 per day

Court Display Preparation


$650.00 / Hour

Deposition Time

(Hourly, 3 hour minimum)

$650.00 / Hour

Miscellaneous Expenses May Include:

Regular Mail

reimbursed fee

Priority Mail and processing fee. click add to cart and change quantity to 10


Overnight Delivery and Processing fee. Click add to cart and change quantity to 30


Courier Service (retained by client)


Notarized Letter


$1 Units for Document Examination Services

$1 / unit

If you are planning on hiring a forensic document examiner solely based on a fair price, you are in luck. Despite Mr. Goldstein's experience and work with ABC News, he has maintained a similar price structure to industry peers so that the clients can choose based on 'quality' and not price. Brett's rate schedule is in the normal range of document examiners nationwide for testimonial time and courtroom appearances. The prices listed above for the initial consultation, lab work, and letter of opinion are below the average industry prices. But, Mr. Goldstein is not the cheapest in the United States.
Choose your expert based on quality, not price.

Full rate schedule can be downloaded by clicking the hyperlink below.

Brett Goldstein is court qualified and has testified.  When your case requires the a  professional, forensic document expert witness, hire Brett Goldstein.  Call and speak with him today.

Brett's CV can be downloaded by clicking the hyperlink below.