FORENSIC EVALUATIONS

EXPERT TESTIMONY

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.

JUVENILE


♦ 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.

 

CIVIL


♦ 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