Forensic Psychiatry

The Ross Center offers a full range of forensic psychiatric services for children and adults.

We Can Provide Psychiatric Services for Legal Situations Both Locally and Nationally

Our forensic psychiatrists are able to provide expert consultation, testimony and evaluation in civil, criminal and family legal proceedings. With expertise in both child and adult psychiatry, our specialists offer expert testimony in a wide range of situations. Forensic consultation is available remotely for cases around the world.

Our team of board certified forensic psychiatrists provide expert guidance to:
  • Individuals and Plaintiffs
  • Attorneys
  • Administrative agencies
  • Health agencies and Insurance Companies
  • Federal and state government agencies
  • Employers

Areas of Forensic Psychiatry

Children and Family Law:
  • Guardianship and Competency Evaluations
  • Custody evaluations
  • Mental and Psychiatric Evaluation of Children
  • Parenting Capacity Evaluations
  • Termination or Modification of Parental Rights
  • Child Forensic Psychiatry
Criminal:
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Criminal Responsibility and sanity
  • Sentencing Evaluations
  • Competency to Waive Miranda rights
  • Pre Sentencing recommendations to Court
  • Diminished capacity
  • Eligibility for release from incarceration
  • Military Courts Martial
  • Employment Cases
  • American with Disability Act (ADA) claims
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Long-term and short-term disability insurance claims
  • Return to Work Evaluations
  • Sexual, gender, racial, or religious discrimination or harassment claims
  • Workplace violence risk assessments
  • Worker’s Compensation claims
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claims (EEOC)
Civil:
  • Personal Injury
  • Malpractice
  • Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence
  • Mental and Psychiatric Disability Claims
  • Capacity to Contract or to Make Medical Treatment Decisions
  • Civil Commitment
  • Dangerousness Assessments
  • Hospital and Outpatient Treatment Standards
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Professional & Peer Review
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Psychological Autopsy
  • Recovered Memories
  • Security Clearance
  • Sexual Harassment and Abuse
  • Sexual Misconduct by Professionals
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicide Risk Assessment
  • Violence risk assessment