Keith Yacko, et al., v. Rene Mitchell

Keith Yacko, et al., v. Rene Mitchell

P. 25 ff… Khody Detwiler’s Expert Testimony

“The Substitute Trustees called Khody Detwiler who was admitted, without objection, as an expert witness in the field of forensic document examination. Mr. Detwiler testified that he examined four original documents, including a copy of the note and deed of trust, an affidavit, and a disclosure statement, to determine whether the documents were genuinely signed by Ms. Mitchell. Mr. Detwiler opined that the ‘questioned documents contain the genuine signatures and initials of’ Ms. Mitchell. On cross examination, he admitted that he had not separately met with Ms. Mitchell, but he reviewed the four original documents and performed a ‘common authorship examination’ to verify that they were ‘written by a common writer’…”

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