Dr. Wexler and the other forensic experts at the Relationship Training Institute have consulted and testified in hundreds of forensic cases and offer the following services:

  • Expert witness evaluations and consultation for "Intimate Partner Battering and its Effects" (formerly known as "Battered Women's Syndrome") cases
  • Testimony to clarify issues of “perfect” and “imperfect” self-defense in domestic violence cases
  • Expert witness evaluations and consultation for understanding complex patterns of behavior in domestic violence cases
  • Screening and risk appraisal for domestic violence, sexual violence, and other offenders
  • Evaluation of emotional injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder issues, especially in cases of relationship violence
  • Assessment of “feigning” and “malingering” issues that are especially relevant to the legal case, utilizing the most contemporary and valid assessment tools
  • Expert witness evaluation and consultation to help clarify why victims of domestic violence behave in counter-intuitive fashion (recanting testimony, not cooperating with legal authorities, staying in relationship with offender, etc.)
  • Review of the forensic work of other professionals, evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the forensic report to assist attorneys in legal strategy