Decisional Capacity Evaluations
in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas.
Dr. Friedman specializes in adult and geriatric cognitive evaluations. She has served as an Expert Witness for decisional capacity cases across California, and consults with attorneys and families regarding issues of cognitive and testamentary capacity as well as vulnerability to undue influence, exploitation and financial elder abuse. She is able to empirically evaluate an individual’s cognitive and psychological status in order to determine whether a person retains sufficient cognitive function to make decisions on their own behalf. As a licensed Clinical and Forensic Neuropsychologist, Dr. Friedman’s assessments are guided by a philosophical commitment to autonomy and self-determination.