We conduct empirically-grounded forensic psychological evaluations for courts, private attorneys, public defenders, prosecutors, and employers in Georgia, Tennessee, and California . We additionally provide attorney consultations and expert witness testimony.
Evaluations performed include psychological assessments of plaintiffs in civil matters, juveniles, and defendants in criminal matters.
♦ Competency to stand trial
♦ Understanding, appreciation, and competency to waive Miranda Rights
♦ Transfer/Waiver to criminal court
♦ Mental state at the time of offense (i.e., infancy, insanity, diminished capacity)
♦ Risk assessment (i.e., violence, psychosexual, recidivism)
Dr. Ellis additionally conducts forensic psychological evaluations for adult criminal defendants.
♦ Family court evaluations (i.e., parental fitness, child custody)
♦ Preemployment and Fitness for duty evaluations
♦ Consultation to employers regarding behavioral problems in the workplace
♦ Special education (i.e., evaluation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
♦ Independent Medical (Psychological) Examinations (IMEs) for Personal Injury Cases