Forensic Evaluation Program

The EVMS Forensic Evaluation Program is dedicated to providing scientifically supported forensic evaluation services that address psychological aspects related to relevant issues of law. The scope of the Forensic Evaluation Program includes the following forensic psychological services:


Family Law Issues:

  • Child Custody Evaluations
  • Parenting Capacity Evaluations
  • Evaluations to Assess Termination of Parental Rights and Reunification Cases


Criminal Court Issues:

  • Juvenile and Adult Sexual Offender Assessments
  • Evaluating the Credibility of Testimony of Expert Witnesses
  • Assessment of Mitigating Factors and Pre-Sentencing Evaluations
  • Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) Evaluations
  • Competency to Stand Trial (CST) Evaluations


Civil Issues:

  • Personal Injury Evaluations
  • Employment Screening/Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Workplace Violence Risk Assessment