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Forensic Evaluations

The Law & Psychiatry Division performs many types of psychiatric and psychological evaluations in civil and criminal legal proceedings. Faculty and trainees in the division conduct evaluations at the request of courts, attorneys, and healthcare professionals across the country. Evaluation types include but are not limited to:

Criminal Evaluations

  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • State of Mind (i.e., Insanity Defense)
  • Pre-Sentencing Evaluations
  • Competency to Waive Miranda Rights

Civil Evaluations

  • Psychiatric Disability
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Asylum Evaluations
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Child Custody
  • Competency for Juvenile Court Proceedings