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Park Dietz (Park Dietz & Associates, Inc.)
PD&A offers forensic experts in psychiatry, psychology, neuropsychology, neurology, pathology, nursing, social work, criminal behavior analysis, police, corrections, security, and toxicology. For the 25 years we've been operating as a group we've consistently... Learn More ›

Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Adhia & Associates, Forensic Psychiatry)
Dr. Adhia is a triple Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist based in Houston, TX. He testifies nationally. He is uniquely Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine in civil, criminal, and military jurisdictions. Adolescent &... Learn More ›

Leonard J. Weiss, M.D. (Leonard J. Weiss, M.D., Psychiatry Austin, PLLC)
Dr. Weiss is Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine based in Austin, Texas. He is uniquely qualified to address the complicated relationship between mental illness, physical... Learn More ›

Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. (Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. & Associates)
Stephen M. Raffle, M.D., Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with 49 years' experience rendering his expert opinion in over 5000 cases and testifying at 700+ depositions and trials. A short list of Dr. Raffle's areas of expertise includes Emotional... Learn More ›

Dale E. Panzer (Dale E. Panzer MD, Psychiatrist and Expert Witness)
Dale E. Panzer, M.D. is among the select few experts double-board certified in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine. During his decades-long career, Dr. Panzer has served as a forensic evaluator and expert witness in high stakes, high-value litigation.... Learn More ›
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,...
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...
Tyler M Durns, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tyler Durns graduated with Honors from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and minors in Psychology and Chemistry. He then went on to earn his Medical...
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...
James Armontrout, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Armontrout is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Dr....
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.
Jorien Campbell, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Jorien Campbell graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed...
Charles Saldanha, MD, FAPA (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Saldanha is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Charles...
Ayesha Ashai, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ashai has performed numerous civil and criminal forensic psychiatric evaluations and has been qualified as an expert in the field of psychiatry in the Sacramento Superior Court. She has extensive training...
Competency FAQs

What is a competency expert witness?

A competency expert witness is someone who is able to provide testimony about a person's ability to understand and agree to contracts, capacity to make conscious decisions, and factual understanding. This expert may also be able to provide testimony about a person's mental state, mental health, and mental illness.

What is the role of a competency expert witness?

A competency expert witness is qualified to testify on issues on a person's capacity to make decisions, understand the consequences, and act in their best interest.

How much can a person make as a competency expert witness?

Competency expert witnesses can earn anywhere from $175 to $450 or more per hour, depending on the case. Experts usually receive compensation for travel time, and more for deposition and trial testimony.

What are the qualifications of a competency expert witness?

A competency expert witness can assess an individual's mental or physical capacity to make informed decisions or take certain actions.

In legal proceedings, how is evidence gathered by a competency expert witness?

A competency expert witness gathers evidence through interviews, psychological tests, and observations of the individual's behavior and abilities. This evidence is then presented in court to assist in determining the individual's competency.

In what type of cases might require opinions from a competency expert witness?

Competency expert witnesses may be required in cases involving mental illness, intellectual disability, dementia, or brain injury, where the defendant's ability to understand legal proceedings or assist in their own defense is in question.