Atlanta Expert Witness Lawyers
Supporting Your Case Using Expert Witnesses
An expert witness can make or break your case. In a family law case such as divorce, an expert witness can provide the needed testimony to tip the scales in favor of one party.
Harmon Caldwell and his team will help ensure that party is you. We have the knowledge and skillset to find the right expert witness for your case.
What Is an Expert Witness?
An expert witness is an individual who has special training in a specific area that could make their knowledge relevant or useful to the court in a legal case.
Expert witnesses must know their profession well, but he or she must also excel at communicating his or her opinion to a judge or jury. One without the other will likely not be helpful. The expert witness must do both well.
Some examples of expert witnesses commonly used in divorces include:
- A financial professional such as a forensic accountant, who can testify in court regarding the expenditure of funds during the marriage.
- A real estate appraiser or business valuation expert to testify in court the valuation of marital assets such apiece of property, and then negotiate over the findings of their expert witnesses.
- A physician who can testify about an individual's specific medical needs, often when requesting additional support for alimony or child support due to a medical condition.
You can think of an expert witness as your ace-in-the-hole when it comes to convincing a court to hand down a favorable judgment in your case.
Utilizing an expert witness can help you gain credibility in the eyes of the court, and their testimony can enable you to achieve a more desirable outcome.
Harmon Caldwell and his team have some of the best connections in Georgia and use them frequently to help our clients obtain experienced, trustworthy expert witnesses for their legal disputes. We'll work with you to ensure that your expert witness understands your needs and helps you build a stronger case.