Approved by the State Bar of California for 1.0 hours general MCLE credit. An Overview of Forensic Document Examination provides the attendee with basic information about forensic document examination. Terminology is defined. Reasons for not using terms such as forgery and fraud are explained. An overview of laboratory equipment used by document examiners is presented. Modern generally accepted practices, scientific approach and use of a computer and digital equipment are described. A summary of questions to ask and experience to expect when interviewing a document examiner is offered.