• Report: #768487

Complaint Review: Michael J. Kerner

Thank You

Read how Ripoff Report saves consumers millions.

  • Submitted: Mon, August 22, 2011
  • Updated: Mon, August 22, 2011

  • Reported By: Cindy G. — san jose California United States of America
Michael J. Kerner
1120 Mckenzie Street San Jose, California United States of America
  • Phone: 408-236-6666
  • Web:
  • Category: Lawyers

Michael J. Kerner Extradordinarily Corrupt Child Custody Evaluator San Jose, California

*Consumer Comment: Misidentification

*Consumer Comment: Libelous

What's this?
What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

Some child custody evaluators are incompetent, some consistently slant their recommendation toward Mothers or Fathers, some are sloppy and make mistakes; however, Dr. Kerner is actually engaging in criminal behavior in some cases. His MO is that he aligns himself with the more powerful attorney, rather than be neutral.  If the opposing partes' attorneys are somewhat equal in community status, he then aligns himself with the Father. It is never about the Best Interest standard.   It is pretty common for Dr. Kerner to give Fathers jailed for Domestic Violence full custody of the kids, even if the Mother has a perfectly clean record.  He simply avoids doing a 3044 analysis.  He will fabricate quotes.  He will hide the actual psychological testing results and report the mentally ill parent as being healthy, and the healthy parent as being mentally ill.  You won't find out what the laboratory report to Dr. Kerner actually said until you prepare for trial.  Attorneys say he used to be good many years ago.  But there are so many cases he is fighting right now, where he is defending a poor work product and sometimes being accused of criminal behavior, that many attorneys say they will never use him again.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/22/2011 07:27 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Michael-J-Kerner/San-Jose-California-95126/Michael-J-Kerner-Extradordinarily-Corrupt-Child-Custody-Evaluator-San-Jose-California-768487. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Michael J. Kerner

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
0Author 2Consumer 0Employee/Owner
Updates & Rebuttals

#1 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: Cindy G - ()



I am not the person who you wrote about.  I am perplexed that you think you would know who it is, as the reality is that the road from the family courthouse is paved with Kerner victims; at least 4 have sued Dr. Kerner in one county alone.  However, I do follow the cases of many of Kerner's victims.

I follow the case of the lady who you are referring to, and I would like to update you.  Last month, the children's counsel filed a motion asking the court to grant 100% custody of the children to the mother, with the father to have "no contact" with the children.  I think that is the best proof that you don't have all of your "facts" straight about the parties.

Respond to this report!
What's this?

#2 Consumer Comment


AUTHOR: John B. - ()

I believe I know who wrote this comment. Mother was disgruntled after coming out of a custody evaluation in which Dr. Kerner reduced her visitation to 20%.  During the evaluation her own therapist reported to Dr. Kerner that she is a borderline personality.  Mother is an emotional abuser of children and adults alike. 

Following the evaluation, she complained to the State Board of Psychology, who appointed an expert to review his forensic work. The expert at the State Board determined that Dr. Kerner did not violate any laws or rules of professional conduct when he performed his custody evaluation services. She then filed a civil lawsuit against Dr. Kerner, which was tossed out of court.  Mother modified her complaint to add her ex-husband, claiming he conspired with Dr. Kerner during the evaluation. That complaint was stricken and Mother has been ordered to pay over $36,000 in Father's attorney fees. 

Mother is not just a borderline, she also has sociopathic, narcissistic, and histrionic traits. Earlier this month she was arrested for violently vandalizing Father's property, which may raise a 3044 presumption against her having custody of her children.  Her own family law attorney has filed complaints against her, claiming she is a fraud.

In short, this woman is delusional liar who paints a black-is-white, white-is-black picture that is detached from reality.  Dr. Kerner is an extremely competent, meticulously diligent psychologist who was able to identify this woman for who she really is, and the courage to do the right thing to further the best interests of the children.
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.