I have a court order to have a mental evaluation or I will be on monitoring visits
which it is not fair to have mental evaluation while the mother she been charged with child neglect
and the child being abused by her. My physiologist wants me to take MMPI test from what I have learned about the test make me wonder if I should submit to it or not
First, I always tell clients that the word "fair" doesn't have a place in family law - it's not about what's fair but rather what's legal. That being said, I would never advise a client to disobey taking the MMPI test. Child custody evaluators use the MMPI as a tool in their toolbox. The test has been debunked and some family law courts in California counties don't want to see it done or expect it to be done. OC and LA are two counties wherein the MMPI is almost always administered to parents in a custody evaluation.
If you're freaked out by it, Google "MMPI-2" to learn more about it. If you're concerned about the results it'll produce for you, I highly recommend you consult with a psychologist and ask him/her about it, and maybe see if she/he will give you one and interpret the results for you so you know how it works.
I am not clear from your post who is wanting you to take the MMPI. You said you’re physiologist, but I suspect you meant psychologist. Nowhere did you say the court was requiring it, so perhaps your psychologist wants you to take it so that he will know what is likely to come up if there is a 730 eval.
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