Medicolegal Psychologist - Expert Witness Assessments
Our medico-legal psychologist works with independent law firms, and government departments are working compass is child abuse cases, terrorism, slavery, torture and espionage. Work is compliant with the Istanbul protocol. Medicolegal assessments are often required by the court to resolve medico-legal issues in cases.
The medico-legal psychological assessments produced by our medico-legal experts are always unbiased independent and objective as our overriding duty is to the court. All our civil medico-legal reports reports are compliant with Part 35 of the civil procedure rules. Our family reports are compliant with the Family Procedure Rules. Similarly, our criminal reports are compliant with the Criminal Procedure Rules.
Where Are Our Medicolegal Psychological Assessments Carried Out?
Medico-legal Psychologist UK
- Medico-legal psychologist London;
- Medico-legal psychologist Manchester;
- Medico-legal psychologist Chesterfield;
- Medico-legal psychologist Northwest;
- Medico-legal psychologist Norwich; and
- Medico-legal psychologist Aberdeen.
Remember, our medico-legal psychologist, provides medico-legal consultancy services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
We also carry out international expert witness psychologist work.
What Types of Medicolegal Psychologist Assessments Do You Offer?
Other examples of the areas that our medicolegal psychologist undertakes medico-legal examination for include:
We carry out a broad range of medico-legal investigations including risk assessments, parenting assessments, suggestibility assessments, mental capacity assessments, learning disability assessments, cognitive assessments, ADHD assessments and autism assessments. Medicolegal psychologist assessments typically include results of psychometric tests but also observations and analysis of documents. Our skill is in understanding how the law impacts on the issue that the medico-legal psychologist has been asked to assess and ensuring the medicolegal psychological assessment is robust.
What Age Groups Are Suitable for Medicolegal Psychological Assessments?
Nevertheless, in cases of severe impairment, there may be enough evidence to carry out a medicolegal psychologist assessment. Similarly, there are less objective psychometric tests available for adults over the age of 70. In these cases, the medicolegal psychologist would use a range of other techniques such as gaining information from individuals that know the person to be assessed well and carrying out structured interviews.
What Support is Available After A Medico-Legal Psychologist Assessment?
In some cases, it will be necessary to serve supplemental reports once the medicolegal psychologist report has been reviewed by the opposing party.
Our expert witness psychologist is always willing to attend court to expand on the findings in the medicolegal report. However, most cases settle on the strength of the medico-legal report without the medicolegal psychologist needing to attend court to give evidence.
How Much Will A Medico-Legal Psychologist Report Cost?
Our medicolegal psychologists are exceptionally specialised and has extensive experience in providing reports for courts. We work for both claimants and defendants and carry out a significant amount of work where we are jointly instructed by both parties.
The medico-legal psychologist report can provide advice on prognosis, possible treatment, any additional assessments that need to be carried out and capacity. The reports can also include an action plan with achievable recommendations for supporting the individual who has been assessed.
Our expert witness psychologist has access to one of the most extensive libraries of psychometric test available; this allows our medicolegal psychologist to carry out assessments using state-of-the-art tests. We can quality assure our specialist medico-legal reports by evaluating symptom exaggeration and malingering.
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