Capacity and Forensic Assessment
FOR PHYSICIANS: We can examine a patient's ability to live independently, return to work, and make medical treatment decisions.
FOR PATIENTS, FAMILIES, AND CAREGIVERS: We can assist you in understanding the effects of injury and illnesses, such as Alzheimer's dementia, on a person's ability to live independently and make legal decisions, including writing wills or giving gifts.
FOR ATTORNEYS: We can provide objective competency assessments regarding ability to make legal decisions. We can also provide forensic assessment of personal injury claims. Specific assistance includes:
- Providing an objective assessment of fiduciary competency, testamentary capacity and need for conservatorship.
- Diagnosis and confirmation of brain-based impairment in cognitive function or behavior, including assessment of exaggerating/malingering of deficits.
- Providing expert witness testimony.