to attorneys in the field of forgery and document examination. If necessary, she testifies for both plaintiff and defense on civil and criminal matters as a handwriting or questioned document expert witness. She has been qualified in local, state, and federal court, including for the FBI. See Court Qualifications.
Ms. Eakes has provided her professional opinion on cases involving disputed wills, contracts, altered checks, beneficiary changes on insurance policies, disputed insurance applications, graffiti, product sabotage threats, death threat letters to company executives, falsified company records, disputed delivery records, bank cards/embezzlement, typewriter alteration and/or additions, harassment letters, altered medical records, falsified university medical research records, questioned promissory notes, note left at murder scene, old church records, suicide notes, etc.
She is certified by the National Association of Document Examiners (NADE). She met all qualifications and was Re-Certified by NADE as of January 1, 2011.
Ms. Eakes has met all requirements and passed both written and oral examinations to receive the designation "Certified Document Examiner" by NADE. She has participated in 16 annual training conferences by NADE since 1993 including pre-conference classes. She has also participated in 10 additional training conferences sponsored by WADE, ABFE, AFDE, IAQDE and NBDE since 1986. She worked one on one with Mrs. Pat Fuller, prominent document examiner in Nashville. Mrs. Fuller (now deceased) was accepted in court over 125 times and acted as Ms. Eakes' mentor for over 10 years.
Ms. Eakes has studied the Advanced Studies Course in Extended Training in QD Problems by Andrew Bradley, former FBI examiner. Because of rapidly changing technology, she is continually studying. Ms. Eakes has participated in Handwriting Skill Validation Trial conducted by LaTrobe University, Victoria, Australia.
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Jane Eakes, CDE
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“Mrs. Eakes has worked on two projects for me over the past two years. During that time I found her work to be very professional, and competent. She handles all materials provided to her in a very confidential manner. Her reports are complete and impeccable. Mrs. Eakes is a credit to her profession.”