Peer Product Review
At other times attorneys might hire mental health professionals for the purpose of reviewing a finished product (typically a forensic evaluation conducted by another mental health professional) in cases in which the recommendations of the forensic expert are not favorable to the attorney’s client. The purpose of hiring a mental health professional under these circumstances is to attempt to develop a coherent strategy designed to attack the foundations of the finished forensic product to undermine its conclusions.
Elements that can be the focus of such review can include the following:
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