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Skip Tracing and How PIs Use Them

Before we tackle skip tracing, we must understand what a ‘skip’ is. A skip is a missing person, whose presence the court may require for an essential legal procedure. Tracking down someone that’s gone missing can be a complex and lengthy process. Fortunately, private investigators are experts in tracking people

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Child Custody Cases and Private Investigation

Divorcing a spouse and separating is already a harrowing process, however, it becomes more complex when involving child custody cases. Separation is stressful already, and this stress can become heightened if this case might put your child’s welfare at risk. A parent might be problematic, putting the child’s health and

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Medical Records Review in Court

Medical records are not always relevant in court, but they can be crucial and a complete game changer for some specific cases. For instance, they can be particularly useful for elucidating the motives of an individual. Medical records can reveal how a given individual’s medical condition may have influenced their

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Expert Testimony and Private Investigation

Although private investigators usually participate in court providing and presenting evidence, they can also provide expert testimony. It’s not uncommon to find private investigators acting as expert witnesses on many different types of cases. This could be in both criminal or civil cases in the US. Any licensed private investigator’s

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Intellectual Property Theft and Private Investigators

Intellectual property is one of the most important assets a business can have. It can form a significant part of their identity, which is crucial for their business. How else could they stand out otherwise? Intellectual property can mean a lot of things to a business. For instance, confidential information,

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Law Firms: What do They Need From Private Investigators?

One of the primary functions of many private investigators and agencies is to assist law firms with their cases. They do this primarily via collating evidence, performing investigations, engaging in pre-trial prep and delivering important documents. Such as, serving subpoenas. Although law firms already employ many experts with a wealth

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Can Private Investigators Perform Pre-Employment Background Checks?

First of all, let’s address what a pre-employment background check is and what it might be helpful for. It’s important to note the difference between a standard previous employment check and a pre-employment background check. The gist of a pre-employment background check is that it reveals the subject’s activities during

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Private Investigators and Trial Counsel

Private investigators are able to help your case in numerous ways. We have discussed at length in this blog, how they can help with witness interviews. As well as, how good they are at tracking individuals and serving subpoenas, even last minute. Background checks are also essential services private investigators

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Why Hire a Private Investigators to Serve Subpoenas?

There are numerous advantages to hiring private investigators to serve your subpoenas. Particularly, with last minute subpoenas, it goes doubly so. In essence, private investigators are experts in locating people and serving according to due process. They are experts in dealing with sensitive documentation and evidence. In other words, hiring

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Criminal Background Checks and Why They’re Imporant

Criminal background checks serve as a research procedure in any given case. Their purpose is to determine whether an individual has any criminal history on record or not. And if they do, said criminal background checks can determine the nature of their crimes. Now, there are a number of reasons

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How do Private Investigators Use Surveillance?

One common misconception about private investigators is that they use surveillance to monitor people in private spaces. For example, some might imagine them staking out an individual’s home. This is inaccurate, however, private investigators are not part of law enforcement (whether they have had previous experience in this field or

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