Psycho-Legal and Forensic Psychology

Professor Pretorius has extensive experience in Psycho-Legal work, including matters pertaining to residence, care and child contact, as well as the rights and responsibilities as parents  and criminal matters. She applies a strict ethical approach to Psycho-Legal work. In residence, care and contact and access cases she focuses on providing the Honourable Court with psychological information about children and parents, in order to provide judgement on and considering the interest of both children and parents.

In terms of criminal cases, which include cases of fraud, sexual transgressions, attempted murder, homicide etc., psychological information of both victims and perpetrators are provided to the Honourable Court in order to assist with fair and ethical judgements.