We get a lot of common questions in the investigative business. Below are the most frequently asked questions and their answers. If you do not see your question listed, please fee free to contact us directly.
Question: What is the difference between a Private Detective and a Private Investigator?
Question: What types of cases does your firm handle?
We handle a variety of cases and our investigators have their individual specialties. We either handle the following types of cases or can refer you directly to a specialist whom we trust. Our referral is absolutely free of charge:
- Accident Reconstruction
- Alimony Reduction
- Asset Checks
- Asset Search
- Background Checks
- Bug Sweeps
- Cheating Spouses
- Child Custody
- Child Recovery
- Child Support / Custody
- Child Visitation
- Civil Investigations
- Competitive Intelligence
- Computer Forensics
- Corporate Investigations
- Covert Surveillance
- Crime Scene Investigations
- Criminal Defense Investigations
- Criminal Investigations
- Cyber Investigations
- Due Diligence
- Electronic Data Discovery
- Electronic Surveillance
- Executive Protection
- General Investigations
- Homicide Investigations
- Identity Theft
- Insurance Investigations
- International Background Checks
- Internet Profiling
- Judgment Recovery
- Missing Children
- Missing Persons
- Mystery Shopper
- Photo Surveillance
- Pre-Employment Background Searches
- Process Service
- Public Record Searches
- Skip Tracing
- Trial Preparation
- Video Surveillance
- Workers Compensation
- Wrongful Death
Question: Can private investigators do anything the police can do?
Question: Can private investigators access police and government databases?
Question: I can’t be seen talking with an investigator. Is that a problem?
Question: What hours do you work?
Question: What areas do you cover?
Question: What types of payment do you accept and will your company name show up on my credit card statement?
Question: How soon can you start working on my case?
Question: Will you keep my information confidential?
Yes. Your information is kept confidential unless we are required by law or a court order to share your information with the authorities. Your case will not be discussed outside of our firm without your permission. In addition, all case histories and client information are kept in a secure location.
Question: What are your payment terms?
Question: Will my partner know you’re watching them?
Question: Can you tell if someone is bugging my phone or getting into my computer?
Question: Can you GPS someone for me?
Maybe. We recommend you first contact your attorney about using GPS. It is our understanding, based upon our experience in the field, that it is only legal to GPS your own or your marital property. As stated previously, we always recommend that you contact your attorney to discuss this option since privacy laws are constantly changing. If you have a question that you do not see answered here, please use our contact form to reach us with your concerns.