Family evaluation in custody litigation: Reducing risks of ethical infractions and malpractice

G. Andrew H Benjamin*, Jackie Gollan, Glenn A. Ally

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Family Law litigant dissatisfaction with psychological evaluations during high-conflict cases is common and can activate litigants to file ethics complaints or malpractice lawsuits. The most critical aspects of a standardized evaluation protocol that lead to litigants believing that they have been fairly and thoroughly evaluated are discussed specifically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-111
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Forensic Psychology Practice
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 5 2007

Keywords

  • Clinical judgment
  • Evaluation process

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Applied Psychology

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