Forensic Schedule Analysis is a complicated and vexed problem faced by the construction industry. If done right it will lead to equitable adjustment of time and compensation. However if the contract language is not clear it costs contractor extended general conditions or owner’s recovery of actual delay through liquidated damages. To help unravel this mystery forensic schedule analysis examines the time frame when the delay occurred, who caused it and what are the ground rules for mitigation. This presentation will discuss the causes of the delay event, types of delay, treatment, practical guidelines and along with some live examples.