Forensic Services

Dr. Mohandessi is a qualified forensic expert in state and federal courts including:

  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Benton County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Clackamas County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Douglas County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Hood River County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Lane County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Linn County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Malheur County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Marion County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Multnomah County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Umatilla County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Washington County
  • The Circuit Court of the State of Oregon for Yamhill County
  • The Superior Court of Sacramento County of the State of California
  • The United States District Court for the District of Eastern California
  • The United States District Court for the District of Oregon

He is also experienced in expert witness testimony.

Dr. Mohandessi uses a combination of clinical interviews, structured instruments and actuarial instruments to evaluate civil and criminal forensic cases. Dr. Mohandessi's expertise including evaluations of the following issues:

  • Competency to stand trial
  • Criminal responsibility
  • Mitigation of sentencing
  • Risk of future dangerousness and violence
  • Malingering of psychiatric illness
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Psychiatric standard of care & malpractice claims
  • Habeas Corpus petitions
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs)
  • Disability claims
  • Fitness For Duty (FFD)
  • Sexual harassment
  • Internet addiction and Cyberstalking
  • Involuntary medication cases (Sell and Lopes orders)
  • Diminished capacity
  • Post-conviction relief
  • Personal injury
  • Psychic harm
  • Workers’ compensation
  • And other issues pertaining to mental illness and the law

If you have any questions or a potential consultation, please visit the Forms section and contact Dr. Mohandessi's Office.