Forensic Psychiatry & Forensic Psychology Services

A Highly Qualified, Interdisciplinary Team of Specialized Psychologists and Psychiatrists 

Unbiased Professional Consultation and Testimony

Our forensic psychiatrists and psychologists are able to provide expert consultation, testimony and evaluation in civil, criminal and family legal proceedings. With extensive experience in cases involving both children and adults, our specialists conduct examinations and review cases with the highest level of integrity, sensitivity, and diagnostic skill. Forensic consultation is available remotely for cases throughout the country.

Evidence-Based Opinions for the Legal Profession

Our clinicians all have expertise in both clinical mental health and forensic services, bringing skills and compassion to interviews and evaluations that helps elicit key findings.  We collaborate internally, when appropriate, to provide clients with both a psychological and psychiatric medical perspective. With an objective, evidence-based approach, we offer comprehensive evaluations, impactful reports, and expert witness testimony that illuminates the impact of mental health on issues of competency.

Analytical Skills and Depth of Knowledge

Our team brings a wealth of experience and provides expert guidance to stakeholders from all sides of the bar, including:
  • Individuals and Plaintiffs
  • Attorneys
  • Administrative Agencies
  • Health Agencies and Insurance Companies
  • Federal and State Government Agencies
  • Employers

Areas of Forensic Services

Civil:
  • Medical or Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence
  • Mental and Psychiatric Disability Claims
  • Long and Short Term Disability Insurance Claims (includes Personal Injury and Inability to Work)
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Return to Work Evaluations
  • Capacity to Contract or to Make Medical Treatment Decisions
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Evaluations
  • Civil Commitment
  • Dangerousness Assessments
    • Suicide Risk Assessment
    • Violence Risk Assessment
    • Risk Assessment for Release from Incarceration
  • VA Discharge Upgrade Evaluations and Benefits Claims
  • Cancellation of Deportation Application
  • Evaluation of “Extreme Hardship” to a U.S. Relative for Immigration Purposes
  • Evaluation for Asylum Eligibility
  • Peer Reviewed Forensic Consultation
Children and Family Law:
  • Child Custody Evaluations
  • Parenting Capacity Evaluations
  • Termination or Modification of Parental Rights
Criminal:
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • State of Mind Evaluations (Insanity Defense and Extreme Emotional Disturbance)
  • Pre-sentencing Evaluations (for purposes of mitigation)
  • Competency to Waive Miranda rights
  • Competency to Understand the Proceedings of a Plea Bargain
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