Child Custody Expert Witnesses

Child custody expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on child custody. The child custody expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Child Abuse, Education & Schools, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Mental Health, Neuropsychology, Pediatric Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Psychology.

Martin Blinder, MD California Forensic Institute

San Anselmo, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Head Injury, Dog Bites, Child Custody, Sexual Harassment, Sex Offender, Criminal Responsibility, Wrongful Termination, Mental Competence, Psychic Trauma

ANDREA D LORANT, MA EDUCATION CONSULTANT/SPECIAL EDUCATION

WEST HILLS, California
Education & Schools - CHILD CUSTODY, SPECIAL EDUCATION, ADA ,INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, REGIONAL CENTERS, EARLY INTERVENTION, RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENTS, LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT, TRANSITION SERVICES, ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION, PROGRAM/SERVICES EVALUATIONS, SPECIAL EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY, AUTISM
22 YEARS AS A CONFERENCE PRESENTER ON DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL EDUCATION TOPICS

Robert A Evans, Ph.D. The Center For Human Potential of America, Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Parental Alienation, Child Custody, Child Custody Evaluations, High Conflict Divorce, Expert Witness, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Attorney Consultation, Trial Consultant
 Over twenty-five years of experience in applied psychology & the behavioral sciences in FL. Licensed School Psychologist by the Florida Dept. of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance;  Trained in Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluations since 1996;  Trained in Forensic Examinations, Forensic Evaluations and Juvenile Justice, Guardianship Evaluations, Assessing Violence Risk in Juveniles and Advanced Child Custody Evaluations by the University of South Florida, Dept. of Mental Health Law & Policy;  Trained in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law.  Consultant to the medical, legal and law enforcement community in Florida on Psychological and Educational matters;  Provided Critical Incident Stress Debriefings to victims of crime in the Central Florida area;  Consulted with Orange County Public Defender with cases involving arrest and incarceration of children, including Competency Assessments and Insanity Determinations as well as expert testimony; provided expert te...

Dr. Charles F. Lorbeer, PhD

Jacksonville, Florida
Mental Health, Child Abuse - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, suicidal patients, medication management, guardianships
DR CHARLES F. LORBEER, PHD, LICSW (MA), LCSW (FL) Licensed In Massachusetts and Florida 4144 Prima Vista Circle S,, Jacksonville, FL 32217· 904.287.8400 [email protected] National Provider Identifier (NPI) 1437 634 896 OBJECTIVE- to provide expert witness services on suicide, child abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, psychiatric management, and custody related cases. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL WORK: ∙ Recent Expert Witness Engagements: Linkous Law, PLLC, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508; Ondriezek Law, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 ∙ Psychiatric hospitals: UHS Wekiva Springs, & UF Health ∙Lead Therapist & Integrated Medicine Director: Northwest Behavioral Health ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: • Liberty University, Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, 2018-present. • Norwich University; College of Graduate and Continuing Studies; adjunct faculty, Criminology, Human Services, Public Administration • Capella University, 2001-2016...

Kenneth E DiNella, MD Kenneth E. DiNella, MD, LLC

Americus, Georgia
Psychiatry - Child custody, emotional injury, competency to stand trial, insanity defense, will contests, psychiatric malpractice, Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), fitness for duty, psychopharmacology, child abuse, sexual harassment, guardianship, conservatorship, undue Influence, malingering, psychiatric
Duke trained, board certified psychiatrist with over 22 years professional experience, including chief of staff and medical director. Experienced expert witness in child custody, civil and criminal matters. Completed SEAK expert witness training courses. Teaching experience at Duke University Medical Center. Former Chief Outpatient Resident at Duke’s Psychiatric Residency program. Magna Cum Laude graduate (psychology major) of Vanderbilt.

Martin Blinder, MD California Forensic Institute

Hawaii
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Head Injury, Dog Bites, Child Custody, Sexual Harassment, Sex Offender, Criminal Responsibility, Wrongful Termination, Mental Competence, Psychic Trauma

Dr. Charles F. Lorbeer, PhD

Massachusetts
Mental Health, Child Abuse - Child custody, child abuse & neglect, suicide, medical management, social work malpractice, child protective services, abuse investigations, suicide, addictions counseling, substance abuse services, foster care, adoption, academic management, suicidal patients, medication management, guardianships
DR CHARLES F. LORBEER, PHD, LICSW (MA), LCSW (FL) Licensed In Massachusetts and Florida 4144 Prima Vista Circle S,, Jacksonville, FL 32217· 904.287.8400 [email protected] National Provider Identifier (NPI) 1437 634 896 OBJECTIVE- to provide expert witness services on suicide, child abuse, social work malpractice, psychotherapy, guardianships, psychiatric management, and custody related cases. CURRENT PROFESSIONAL WORK: ∙ Recent Expert Witness Engagements: Linkous Law, PLLC, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508; Ondriezek Law, Jacksonville, Florida 32207 ∙ Psychiatric hospitals: UHS Wekiva Springs, & UF Health ∙Lead Therapist & Integrated Medicine Director: Northwest Behavioral Health ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: • Liberty University, Virginia; Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, 2018-present. • Norwich University; College of Graduate and Continuing Studies; adjunct faculty, Criminology, Human Services, Public Administration • Capella University, 2001-2016...

ROBERT A KUTNER, Psy.D., FNIPP, FCICPP, BCFE Robert A. Kutner, Psy.D. and Associates, P.A.

North Las Vegas, Nevada
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Personal Injury, Competency, Sanity, Child Custody, child psychology, pediatric psychology
Board certified in child/adolescent, forensic, and neuropsychology. Over 30 years of experience as a licensed psychologist. Also, experienced as an adjunct professor of psychology at several universities in Florida and Nevada.

Andrew J. Klein, MD

Hollis, New York
Pediatrics - Pediatric Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Infants, Children, Adolescents, General Pediatric Practice, Pediatric Primary Care, Outpatient, Inpatient, Newborn Nursery, Child Custody
Dr. Andrew J. Klein is board certified in pediatrics. He has a busy private practice in pediatrics and adolescent medicine in New York City since 1986. Dr. Klein graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan and then completed his residency in the Bronx at Albert Einstein and Jacobi Hospitals. Dr. Klein has admitting privileges at Cohen's Children's Medical Center (LIJ), North Shore University Medical Center and at New York Presbyterian Hospital (in Queens), where he admits patients and cares for well newborns. Dr. Klein provides medical malpractice case reviews, written reports, and testimony as an expert on behalf of plaintiff and defense . He has testified at deposition and at trial in medical malpractice cases.

Hokehe Effiong, MD Glow Pediatrics LLC

Edmond, Oklahoma
Pediatrics - pediatric trauma, pediatric child abuse, pediatric neglect Newborn Nursery, Telemedicine, Child, Infant, Teenager, Racial, Bias, child custody, adolescent medicine, fostercare, child custody, outpatient, inpatient, neonatal care
An experienced board-certified pediatrician licensed in Oklahoma with over 9 years of post-graduate experience in general pediatrics. I am an expert in the growth and development of children from birth to 18 years old and I have enthusiastically participated in advocating for foster children in child abuse cases. I have performed hundreds of well and sick child examinations and diagnosed and treated a wide variety of illnesses. My medical training has spanned from Grenada to New Jersey. Over the past 9 years, I have practiced rural pediatric medicine, newborn nursery care and telemedicine, My diverse experiences as a clinician uniquely suited to engage in medical expert witness work. I excel at maintaining effective communication with the law team and remain punctual and professional in all testimony and document submission.

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, young adult psychiatry, psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child Custody, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Diminished Capacity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Asperger's Disorder
I have been a practicing child psychiatrist in a solo private practice since 1995. I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. I initially worked at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 7 years, and then moved to Spring Psychological Associates, where I continue to have an office. I was the first chairperson of the Child Psychiatry Department at Reading Hospital. I was the medical director of the Children's Home of Reading from 1997-2012. I managed the medical functioning of the institution while caring for adolescents in their residential treatment facility. I currently work for Concern, Inc, a mental health provider in the Reading area, where I see adolescents at the Abraxas shelter and detention center, as well as group home and therapeutic foster care children. I have been a principle investigator for psychiatric research at the Berks Research Center in Reading. In my spare time, I am a writer, and have written Shrink Rap - An Irreveren...

Dr. Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC

Olympia, Washington
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD, IME
I have been providing forensic mental health services to law enforcement, attorneys and courts since 1996. I have been an expert witness and/or consulted in numerous cases. I provide precise, factual, influential, and professionally articulated services. I have experience in working with jury's and in countering other expert witnesses testimonies. I have been an expert and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. I can, and have, created custom reports, issue specific professional reviews, and case specific consultations. I am a Licensed Private Investigator, and a Licensed Mental health Counselor in Washington State I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Health Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Disabilities in Washington State. I hold the...