Investigation FAQHave a question about investigations, here are answers to some of the questions we hear most often:
What is a private investigator?A private investigator is a professional who is employed to gather intelligence. It is a private investigator’s responsibility to verify or discredit information. From gathering intelligence in the case involving a cheating spouse or performing due diligence on a potential business partner, private eyes can obtain invaluable information. Many professional investigators have backgrounds in law enforcement. Others have experience and education that they leverage to investigate and research.
Why hire a professional private investigator?Professional private investigators draw on years of experience and state of the art technology in order to analyze a situation and find the best solution moving forward. A private investigator’s main focus is to uncover quality information and follow the trail of evidence wherever it leads. Investigators are well versed in legally and ethically obtaining information which they present in a court admissible manner. Rather than hiring an unqualified person, or worse yet, trying to conduct an investigation on your own and assume the risk of legal trouble, trust your investigation to a qualified, experienced professional.
What qualifications should an investigator have?Requirements for private investigators differ from state to state. Most states require licenses, insurance, continuing education or other credentials, or a combination of the aforementioned. When hiring an investigator, ensure that the person conducting the investigation has the required credentials. These credentials should be tailored for the area where the investigation will take place.
How to work with an investigatorAfter you have chosen a qualified professional private investigator to handle your case, they will typically consult with you to learn more about the situation. Any information provided at this stage will give the investigator a better idea of where to begin. As the case progresses, the investigator will provide you with detailed status updates as to keep you informed. At the conclusion of the case, the investigator will present you with a final report that contains pertinent information and evidence obtained during the investigation.
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