Welcome to the official website of CHARTOULARIOS P.C., Institute of Questioned Document Studies. Here you will find information on Forensic Handwriting & Document Examination, the services provided by our laboratory and our examiners, and you can also find out information concerning educational and Continuing Professional Development events organized by our laboratory.
Institute of Questioned Document Studies "Chartoularios" P.C. provides services in the field of Forensic Handwriting & Document Examination, i.e. authorship determination of handwriting and signatures, document alterations etc. supported by a up to date instrumentation, and applying the four eye principle and a peer review system for each case handled .
On every case submitted to Chartoularios, two examiners are simultaneously appointed on it, who act independently of each other. When the examination is completed and a conclusion is formed, the two examiners exchange opinions, a joint conclusion is stipulated, and the requested report is written. .
Chartoularios P.C. is straffed by five (5) trained Forensic Handwriting & Document Examiners, every examination is conducted according to international standards (ENFSI - ENFHEX, SWGDOC etc) with full instrumental support whenever it is feasable.
Chartoularios Institute of Questioned Document Studies "Chartoularios" P.C. is an associate member of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes ENFSI - ENFHEX. ENFSI (enfsi.eu) was recognized in 2009 by the European Commission as the sole representative of the forensic science community in Europe (http://www.enfsi.eu/about-enfsi/history http://www.enfsi.eu/projects/monopoly-programmes-mp/mp2009).