Forensic & Court Services

Dr. Zelig | Forensic and Court Services

6925 Union Park Center, Suite 550
Cottonwood Heights, Utah 84047

4325 Laurel Street, Suite 297
Anchorage, Alaska 99508

facsimile: 866-907-2822

Dr.  Zelig has qualified as an expert, and/or provides consultation in the following areas:

Child sexual abuse allegations
Analysis of interviews of alleged victims, including NICHD interview protocol

Civil and criminal competencies
Competency to proceed (stand trial)
Competency to waive Miranda
Testamentary capacity (competency to execute wills and trusts)

Crime scene and criminal behavior analysis
Likely motive and provocation for the offense
Equivocal cause of death: Homicide vs. suicide vs accidental
Aggravating vs. mitigating circumstances in death penalty cases

Family law and parenting time
Child custody and visitation
Termination of parental rights evaluations
Parental Alienation

Juveniles and children
Waiver to adult court
Competency to waive Miranda
Evaluation of juvenile sex offenders
Termination of parental rights

Personal injury and tort cases
Professional malpractice
Wrongful death
Negligent or intentional infliction of emotional injury
Malingering and under reporting of damages in plaintiffs
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Sexual exploitation by perpetrators in positions of special trust

Second opinion or serving as a rebuttal witness
Opposing expert reports that lack scientific support or contain other sources of bias
Faulty interpretation of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and other psychometric tests
Junk science in the courtroom

Sentencing Hearings and Departures
Sex Specific and offender pre-sentencing evaluations, including departures in Federal Court.
Risk assessment for future offending

Sex Offender Risk Assessment
Rebuttal testimony when the plethysmograph or other psychological testing is misused to provide evidence that someone is (or is not) as sex offender
Risk assessment of future offending in verified offenders

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