Fifth Avenue Forensics

Forensic Evaluations & Assessments

At Fifth Avenue Forensics, we bring unmatched expertise to a wide range of forensic evaluations and assessments. Our comprehensive services are designed to provide scientifically grounded opinions to aid in criminal and civil legal proceedings. Through rigorous methodologies and a multidisciplinary approach, we ensure accurate and reliable results every time.

Range of Services

Our broad portfolio of forensic evaluations and assessments include competency evaluations, psychiatric defense evaluations, psychosexual evaluations, neuropsychological assessments, violence risk assessments, independent medical evaluations, diversion evaluations, public safety evaluations, psychotherapy, mitigation evaluations, immigration assessments, and Hague Convention evaluations.

Each service is meticulously performed by our team of expert forensic psychologists and psychiatrists, ensuring top-tier quality in every assessment.

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A Record of Excellence

With a record of excellence spanning a variety of legal constructs and issues, our expert team conducts hundreds of detailed, objective, and comprehensive evaluations every year. These evaluations inform the outcomes of many cases, offering robust support for both prosecution and defense sides.

Explore our wide range of services to learn more about what we offer and how we can assist you in your specific needs.

Competency Evaluations

Competency is a fundamental concept in both civil and criminal legal proceedings.

Violence Risk Assessments

Violence Risk Assessments are specialized evaluations utilized to predict an individual's future dangerousness.

Psychosexual Evaluations

Psychosexual evaluations are specialized assessments used to understand an individual's sexual behaviors, interests, and activities.

Neuropsychological Assessments

Neuropsychological assessments are specialized evaluations designed to understand the relationship between the brain and behavior.

Independent Medical Evaluations

Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) are comprehensive assessments conducted to provide objective assessment of a person's current psychiatric/psychological condition, in the context of legal proceedings.

Psychiatric Defense Evaluations

Certain legal constructs may alter the legal responsibility and culpability of defendants with mental illness involved in criminal activities.

Diversion Evaluations

Diversion Evaluations are specialized assessments used to determine an individual's suitability for diversion programs, which serve as alternatives to traditional criminal justice proceedings.

Public Safety Evaluations

Public Safety Evaluations are specialized assessments conducted to ascertain an individual's fitness to serve in public safety positions such as law enforcement, fire services, or emergency medical services.

Mitigation Evaluations

Mitigation Evaluations are specialized assessments carried out in the context of criminal justice proceedings, typically during the sentencing phase.

Immigration Evaluations

Immigration Evaluations are specialized assessments conducted to inform decisions in various immigration-related legal proceedings.

Hague Convention Evaluations

Hague Convention Evaluations are specialized assessments conducted in relation to international child abduction cases under the Hague Convention.


Our experts at Fifth Avenue Forensics assist legal professionals in understanding psychological principles that significantly bolster legal strategies and proceedings.

Commitment to Justice

We at Fifth Avenue Forensics are committed to rigorous, objective evaluations in the pursuit of justice. We understand the complex intersection of law and psychiatry, and we strive to provide assessments that can withstand rigorous legal scrutiny. With our team by your side, you can navigate the complexities of your case with confidence.