Our experts provides services to defense attorneys and prosecutors in a variety of areas of criminal law.

Criminal Law Cases

  • Competence to Stand Trial
  • Criminal Responsibility (insanity defense)
  • Competency to Waive Miranda Rights
  • Mitigation (downward departure)
  • Violence Risk Assessments
  • Psychosexual Evaluations / Sexual Risk Assessments
  • Sexually Violent Predators
  • Capital Sentencing
  • Involuntary Commitment and Treatment
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Consultation

Juvenile Law Cases

  • Competence to Stand Trial
  • Assessment of Violence and Sexual Risk
  • Sexual Behavior Assessment
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Consultation
Our experts has widespread experience providing child/adolescent psychological evaluations for various government and private entities, including but not limited to, the Department of Juvenile Justice, ChildNet, Communities Connected for Kids, Court, etc.
Our Experts has extensive experience conducting civil law evaluations and specializes in family law evaluations. Dr.Colet approaches each evaluation objectively, methodically, and comprehensively.

Civil Law Cases

  • Personal / Emotional Injury
  • Psychological Factors in Physical Trauma
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IME)
  • Immigration
  • Guardianship
  • Civil Commitment
  • Pre/Post Adoption Evaluation
  • Mental Competency Examinations
  • Psychological Autopsy – Assessment of Suicide
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Consultation

Family Law Cases

  • Parental Capacity Assessments​
  • Social Investigations
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Consultation

In civil court, a forensic psychologist in Boca Raton, Florida plays a crucial role in evaluating emotional factors related to personal injury litigation and assessing plaintiffs in workers’ compensation cases. They also conduct competency evaluations prior to or following the execution of wills and power of attorney, or during the establishment of guardianship for incapacitated individuals. These evaluations often include neuropsychological evaluations to ensure a thorough understanding of the individual’s cognitive and emotional state.

Psychological consultations for family court are distinct because the forensic psychologist is ethically bound to represent the best interests of the children. Whether approached by either parent, an agency such as ChildNet or Community Connected for Kids, or the court, the psychologist provides vital consultation and assessment services.

Most commonly, psychologists are asked to perform custody and/or visitation evaluations to determine the best custody arrangement for the children. These evaluations often include assessing risk factors related to potential abuse, ensuring that the children’s safety and well-being are prioritized.

Expert Witness Testimony In Criminal, Civil, And Family Law

Our team has provided expert witness testimony in a wide range of criminal, civil, and family law cases. Moreover, she brings extensive experience working alongside attorneys in various aspects of these legal areas.