Expert Witness

The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit contracts with expert witness providers to provide adult and juvenile competency evaluations, incapacity examinations in guardianship cases, and psychological and social investigations in family law cases. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For answers on becoming an Expert Witness visit the How Do I? page.

Applications, Contract Agreements, Administrative Orders and Uniform Invoice Templates

The documents listed below are applications, contract agreements, administrative orders and uniform invoice templates applicable to court appointed mental health experts.

Adult/Juvenile Competency Evaluations

pdf Administrative Order 2.601 for Selection and Payment of Court Appointed Experts (In all cases except Probate & Guardianship)
pdf Application to Provide Mental Health Services for Adult and Juvenile Competency Evaluations
pdf Agreement for Psychological or Expert Witness Professional Services in Adult and/or Juvenile Criminal Matters
Excel Document Template - Uniform Invoice for Expert Services
pdf Instructions and Sample of Uniform Invoice for Expert Witness
pdf Application Checklist

Probate / Guardianship and Developmental Disabilities Examining Committee Evaluations

pdf Administrative Order 6.301 for Probate and Guardianship Division Compensation for Attorneys, Examining Committee Members and other Experts Relating to Guardianship Matters
pdf Application to Provide Mental Health Services in Probate/Guardianship and Developmental Disabilities Committee Evaluations
pdf Agreement for Expert Witness Professional Services for Probate/Guardianship and Developmental Disabilities Committee Evaluations
pdf Template - Uniform Invoice for Expert Services
pdf Instructions and Sample of Uniform Invoice for Expert Witness
pdf Application Checklist

Social Investigations

pdf Administrative Order Regarding Social Investigations
pdf Application to Conduct Social/Custody Investigations in Family Law cases
pdf Agreement for Psychological or Expert Witness Professional Services in Family Law Matters
excel document Template - Uniform Invoice for Expert Services
pdf Instructions and Sample of Uniform Invoice for Expert Witness
pdf Application Checklist

Family Law Psychological Evaluations

pdf Administrative Order 2.601 for Selection and Payment of Court Appointed Experts (In all cases except Probate & Guardianship)
pdf Application to Provide Mental Health Services for Psychological Evaluations in Family Law Cases
pdf Agreement for Psychological or Expert Witness Professional Services in Family Law Matters
pdf Template - Uniform Invoice for Expert Services
pdf Instructions and Sample of Uniform Invoice for Expert Witness
pdf Application Checklist
Debra Oats
Program Manager
Phone
(561) 355-4495
Room
5.2500