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Forensic Psychiatry

Professional & Unbiased Opinions for Legal Questions

Professional services are available to attorneys, judges, government organizations, law enforcement, business organizations, disability and general liability insurers, professional licensing entities and individuals with professional licensing issues. The Forensic Psychiatry Service offers sophisticated and unbiased professional opinions across a wide range of legal questions. Dr. Eindra Khin Khin, who completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Georgetown University Hospital, performs evaluations and provides expert witness testimony for various forensic issues such as civil commitment, civil competency, malpractice, criminal competency, criminal responsibility, violence risk assessment, psychiatric disability, fitness for duty, and workers’ compensation.

Psychiatric civil evaluations could include the following:

  • Independent Medical Examinations (Psychiatric)
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Return to Work Evaluations
  • Psychiatric Disability
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Social Security Administration disability
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Personal Injury
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Guardianships
  • Suicide Risk Assessments
  • Violence Risk Assessments
  • Employment Cases
  • Medical Ethics
  • Capacity to Make Medical Treatment Decisions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Substance Abuse
  • Civil Commitments

Psychiatric criminal evaluations could include the following:

  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Sentencing Evaluations
  • Competency to Waive Miranda rights
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