Child Custody Expert Witnesses

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Please locate the child custody expert witness you are searching for by clicking on the following links. These consultants may advise on parental alienation, high conflict divorce, and child custody evaluations. They may provide reports on child custody mediation, child custody determinations, and child custody proceedings. Child custody experts found here may opine on custody hearings, divorce proceedings, and family law, as well as other issues.

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Alice R Berkowitz (A Professional Psychology Corporation)
For over 20 years, Dr. Berkowitz has specialized in forensic psychology, neuropsychology and clinical/diagnostic assessment and court evaluations and trainings. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Marriage, Family and Children Counselor. Dr. Berkowitz... Learn More ›

Roy H. Lubit MD, Ph.D.
Roy Lubit MD, Ph.D. is board certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has special expertise in evaluating emotional trauma in children and adults (post traumatic stress disorder-PTSD), traumatic brain injury... Learn More ›

Glen D. Skoler (Clinical and Forensic Psycholog (Licensed: PA, NJ, MD, VA, DC) & PSYPACT Interstate Compact )
Glen D. Skoler, Ph.D. is a clinical and forensic psychologist with over 35 years of experience in court evaluations, testimony and providing forensic services. Dr. Skoler is licensed in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.... Learn More ›

Christian Jordal Ph.D., LMFT, CST-S
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, AAMFT Approved Supervisor and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor with 15 years of clinical experience, including working with couples divorcing and negotiating child custody. Marital and partner... Learn More ›

Paul Elizondo III, DO (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Dr. Paul Elizondo graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Touro University in California. He completed his residency in Psychiatry, subspecialty fellowship... Learn More ›
Dave Glick, EdM, LCSW, CEAP (Triad Psych, pc)
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Triad Psych is an independent group clinical, counseling and consulting practice since 2003. Feedback about our work emphasizes the ability to take complex abstractions and break it down into simpler,...
Medical Advisors, Inc./Technical Network Consulting Service
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Your Link To Americas Most Qualified Experts! Get the right Expert and the right Service! Medical Advisors, Inc. provides top ranked Board Certified physicians and academicians in all medical specialties....
Gil Lichtshein (Gil Lichtshein, MD, PA)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lichtshein is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and his areas of expertise include disability, workers comp, civil and criminal cases, fitness for duty, competency and...
Monique Burns (PSU, LLC)
Location: Missouri
Areas of Expertise: A. Monique Burns, PhD, ACSW, LCSW is available as an expert consultant / witness, or professional witness by virtue of her education, training, and experience in the field of social work and child welfare....
William L. Bainbridge, Ph.D., FACFE (SchoolMatch Institute)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: William L. Bainbridge, Ph.D.,FACFE, former Distinguished Research Professor for the University of Dayton and President & CEO of the SchoolMatch Institute is a court qualified expert in: educational management,...
Jane K McNaught (Jane K. McNaught, Ph.D.)
Location: Minnesota
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jane McNaught is a Clinical and Forensic psychologist. Dr. McNaught graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Ph.D. in 1982 and has been in private practice for over 35 years. She has been...
Suzanne Dupee (Suzanne M. Dupee MD, Psychiatrist, A Professional Medical Corporation)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Dupee is a triple board certified forensic psychiatrist in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. She trained at Cedar-Sinai, Los Angeles (psychiatry residency),...
John F. Doherty (School Liability Expert Group)
Location: New Jersey
Areas of Expertise: John F. Doherty Ed.D. applies his experience, education, and training to provide expert witness services on cases involving school liability and negligence. He is an experienced public and private school...
Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Medical Director of Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P., a nationwide expert witness firm)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P. (fpamed) is a national consulting firm with offices in California, Nevada and North Carolina assisting litigating attorneys. The firm includes 15 board certified forensic...
Stephanie Wolf (Maven Psychology Group)
Location: Maryland and District of Columbia
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Wolf is a Forensic Psychologist and former attorney who has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland and George Washington University. She is a subject matter expert in areas...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Abigail Rich, LCSW (Robson Forensic)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Abigail Rich is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who applies her experience to forensic investigations related to the safety and supervision of children within social services. Abigail approaches...
Douglas F Watt (Clinic for Cognitive Disorders)
Location: New Hampshire
Areas of Expertise: I am a senior clinical Neuropsychologist, presently on the faculty of the Boston University School of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, and the Boston Institute for the Study of Violence. I have been...
Richard J Frances MD
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Richard Frances, MD, is an expert in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry. He was the founding president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Past President and Medical Director of Silver Hill...
Nicol Stolar-Peterson, PsyD, LCSW, BCD
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Child Abuse/Child Welfare Expert national practice. Completed over 1000 child abuse investigations and interviews, 100’s of removals, 100’s of foster care and adoptive placements. 11 years of field experience...
American Medical Forensic Specialists
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MEDICAL EXPERTS FOR MALPRACTICE & PERSONAL INJURY CASES AMFS is America's premier medical expert witness and consulting company. We are a trusted partner with the legal community and provide a superior method of retaining medical experts.
Robert A. Evans, Ph.D. (The Center for Human Potential of America, Inc.)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Evans received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Evaluation from The Catholic University of America in 1982, MS from St. John’s University, and BA from Long Island University. He is a licensed...
Ernest A. Kendrick (Ernest A. Kendrick, M.D., PA)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ernest A. Kendrick, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kendrick is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Child Custody FAQs

What is a child custody expert witness?

A child custody expert witness is a professional who may be called upon to provide testimony who may be able to provide testimony include child abuse and neglect, parental fitness, co-parenting, reunification therapy, and parenting time schedules.

What is the role of a child custody expert witness?

A child custody expert witness provides professional opinions regarding the care of children in contested custody cases.

How much can a person make as a child custody expert witness?

Child custody expert witnesses may have potential earnings between $225 and $400 per hour, or higher. The exact hourly rate is negotiated between the attorney and expert, who typically will have a retainer agreement.

What are the qualifications of a child custody expert witness?

Expert witness in child custody who is knowledgeable and experienced in matters related to child custody, including state laws, child development, and the best interests of the child.

What type of evidence is gathered in a legal proceeding by a child custody expert witness?

A child custody expert witness may gather evidence such as interviews with parents and children, psychological evaluations, and observations of parent-child interactions to provide recommendations to the court.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of a child custody expert witness?

A child custody expert witness may be required in a lawsuit involving disputes over child custody, visitation rights, or parental fitness, where the court needs an expert opinion on the best interests of the child.