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Psychologist Elder Abuse Expert Witness Gary Freedman Harvey

Gary Freedman-Harvey, PhD
Licensed Psychologist
311 Main St., Suite 9
Seal Beach CA 90740
phone: 562-209-4399
fax: 562-391-1867
Dr. Gary Freedman-Harvey, PhD, is a licensed Psychologist with over 22 years of experience. He specializes in the areas of Geriatrics (Geropsychology), Elder Abuse Assessment, Mental Capacity Assessment, Undue Influence, and Forensic Evaluations. With geriatric psychology as his primary focus for the past 12 years, he has conducted over 1,000 assessments. Dr. Freedman-Harvey offers services to probate attorneys, trust litigation attorneys, County Counsel, District Attorneys, and Public Defenders. He has provided Expert witness testimony and written reports for probate conservatorships in Superior Courts of Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties.

Expert Services Include:
  • Psychological Evaluations for Mental Capacity and Suspicion of Undue Influence Related to Contested Estates, Wills and Trusts
  • Determinations of Grave Disability Due to a Mental Disorder
  • Evaluation of Disability
  • Issues of Chronic Illness
  • Issues of Quality of Life
  • Issues of Least Restrictive Care
Expert Witness Testimony / Forensic Settings
  • Expert witness testimony for retrospective psychological evaluation and opinions related to civil suits, mental capacity to amend a trust, to enter into a contract, testamentary capacity, and suspicion of undue influence
  • Expert witness testimony provided for Writs of Habeas Corpus hearings requested by involuntary psychiatric patients
  • Expert witness testimony provided for mental health conservatorships in Superior Court - 500+ appearances
  • Sworn declarations regarding mental capacity and capacity to make informed medical consent, quality of care issues for elderly, and the need for conservatorship
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