Three common categories:
Also referred to as cursive or script. It is important to have known cursive writing to compare to the questioned
cursive writing and not handprinted known writings to compare with the questioned cursive writing.
An examination of various aspects of the writing can be compared to determine authenticity.
Many times documents that come into question contain printed
writing. This questioned writing can be compared to known
handprinted samples to determine authorship of questioned
It very common that some handwritings do not fall exclusively
in the cursive or printed range. Some writings combine a mixture
of both which is why it is called, “print/script writing.”