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Working With Psychiatric Expert Witnesses

Presented by Ana Natasha Cervantes, M.D.

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Course Description

Length: 55min    Published: 1/6/2021    
Psychiatric experts can play a pivotal role in both criminal and civil cases. They not only educate the court on a range of psychiatric issues that are key to understanding the issues in a case, but they also obtain and present evidence that can directly affect the outcome of a case. In this program, forensic psychiatrist Anna Cervantes will cover the key issues attorneys need to understand when working with a psychiatric expert. She will cover the key questions to ask of experts, issues with retainers, materials, evaluations, trial issues, and more.
Learning Objectives
* Know what questions to ask of your psychiatric expert
* Understand how to handle retainers in regard to expert witnesses
* Learn tips and tricks on handling the psychiatric evaluation
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Presented By:

Ana Natasha Cervantes, M.D.

Buffalo, NY

Featured Reviews

"Great presentation, this is really the information attorneys need to know about working with expert psychiatrists and other medical experts."

   Marc H

"Good overview; practical and well-organized"

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"This was the best MCLE course I'd taken in 30 years of practice (child abuse law)."

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