Find a Parental Alienation Syndrome Expert
Experts who can provide advice in regards to the legal issues concerning Parent Alienation Syndrome (PAS) in American law, criticisms of PAS in courts of law, protecting the fundamental rights of children in families, and family law reform. Parental Alienation Syndrome can be defined as a mental condition in which a child, usually one whose parents are engaged in a high-conflict divorce, allies himself or herself strongly with one parent (the preferred parent) and rejects a relationship with the other parent (the alienated parent) without legitimate justification. Parental Alienation Syndrome experts serve as expert witnesses and forensic consultants in New York legal matters, and provide expert reports and testimony for judges, attorneys, lawyers, law firms, insurance companies and government agencies in Federal and state court trials and arbitrations in New York.
The listings below are of Parental Alienation Syndrome experts serving New York; these experts reside in New York, in the South West US region, or elsewhere.
Expert ListingsJane K. McNaught, Ph.D. L.P
Jane McNaught, Ph.D.
Jane McNaught, Ph.D. is a Licensed Psychologist and a Board Certified Expert in Forensic Psychology.Dr. McNaught has over 30 years of experience specializing in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, within the context of Civil, Criminal, and Family Law cases. She has been retained by both the Plaintiff and Defense and testified in over 500 cases nationally in District, Federal, and Military Courts.Dr. McNaught has also testified and been qualified as an expert for the US Army and Navy in PTSD. In the civil area, Dr. McNaught is experienced in cases involving the assessment of emotional damages related to: age and sexual harassment; physical injuries such as amputations, dog bites, and scarring; medical malpractice cases such as infant death; and cases involving the sexual abuse of children and adults within schools, churches, and hospital settings. Criminal work involves clients accused of criminal sexual misconduct, where Dr. McNaught evaluates: the credibility of victim statements; interview techniques; and recantation issues. In the area of family law, Dr. McNaught specializes in high conflict divorce cases involving allegations of physical and sexual abuse as well as emotional damages caused by Parental Alienation and Factitious Disorder by Proxy. Dr. McNaught frequently is also hired to revew the reports of other experts within her fields of expertise..