The Benefits of A Mental Health Evaluation
- Evaluations can be requested by potential employers prior to hire, for certain types of licensure, or other non-legal requirements.
- They can assist defense attorneys of non-violent offenders in advocating for reduced length or type of sentencing, deferred sentencing, probation or other acts of leniency such as mental health and/or drug court for qualified offenders.
- They can be used for court recommended evaluation and treatment for juvenile and family court or criminal and DUI proceedings when there is a potential underlying or identified mental health and/or substance abuse disorder.
- Evaluations can be helpful in dissolution proceedings when a parent’s competency is in question regarding mental health and/or substance abuse.
- Assessment: $100 per hour, assessment typically takes 2 1/2 to 3 hours
- Documentation and Collateral Contacts: $150 per hour billed in 15 minute increments
- Fee for initial assessment and one hour of documentation preparation is due at initial service, all other fees are billed accordingly and due upon receipt prior to release of final assessment
- Court Testimony $250 per hour (billing begins at start of travel and ends when leaving court facility)
A retainer may be required
- We accept cash payment and most major credit and debit cards.
Please schedule an initial phone consultation to discuss case details.
A mental health evaluation does not guarantee outcomes in any case.