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Costa Mesa Private Investigators

Browse these private investigators with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Costa Mesa.

Top Pro
  • 35 years in business
  • 151 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Robert M.
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I was on a quest to locate my mother. I hadn't seen her or my four-year-old sister (the only family that I've ever known) since early 2005. Over the years we grew apart. We had a tragedy in the family, where my younger brother passed away. I didn't know how to grieve properly. I became an alcoholic. I was irresponsible and I found myself incarcerated, when I was release my mother had already relocated. On 2014 I had a spiritual awakening, I became involved in our ministry. I also discovered the rooms of recovery, that taught me a better way to live. I learn a healthier way to grieve and my quest to locate my mother had begun. Years & payments later, after going through numerous of websites and making the journey to these addresses (only to learn that these websites information were all outdated) I decided it to hire a private investigator. I contacted LPsolutions I spoke to Denise, I explained my situation. She told me "e-mail me the information you have. The last known address. I'll work on it and I'll get back to you" a day later Denise followed up with me. She thought she had located my mother and in fact she did. Denise left a message that was to be relayed to my mother and the very next day, my mother and sister responded back to LPsolutions and notified Denise to indeed forward their information to me. They had been looking for me as well. Words can't describe how I feel. It seems like the trees are much more green and the skies are much more blue. Tears of joy. My heartfelt appreciation and thank you's to LPsolutions effectiveness. This is an opportunity (a second chance, if you will) that I'll treasure for the rest of my life. With the greatest esteem, Robert. Will be adding photos soon.

Luis Orellana Investigations
4.4
from 25 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 74 hires on Thumbtack
Ennio F.
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He is very good at what he does and I recommend anyone to him who needs Private Investigative work!

  • 4 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Gilbert R.
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I initially chose to use Jim Black at Fidelis Investigative & Security Services out of a number of potential process servers for his prompt response to my inquiry through Thumbtack and other sources. I found his reasonable fee schedule to be superior to the others for a simple service of a Small Claims Summons. After he served my Summons within hours of retaining his services, I was quite please and impressed with his services and would recommend him and his firm to others.

JD Stone Agency
4.1
from 20 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
Robert C.
Verified review

James has done several forms for me and his work is outstanding. I used to be a paralegal and James has shown to me and done things that even I didn't know, saving me thousands of dollars with overpriced attorneys. He is very, very knowledgable, courteous and gives of himself. He has provided service beyond any other legal services provider that I've ever worked with, and that's a lot of firms. He also does private detective work and is excellent there as well. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND JAMES STONE ! Robert Cowart

LA INTELLIGENCE SERVICES
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Todd W.
Verified review

If you are looking for a private investigator that provides results, then LA Intelligence is the way to go. This was my first time hiring a private investigator and I really didn't know what to expect. Detective Mathews was very thorough and explaining the process and letting me know exactly what to expect.he provided me with the information that I needed quicker than I expected and I couldn't be more satisfied. If you are looking for a professional, experienced, and reasonable private investigator, look no further. these guys are the real McCoy!

A.N. Investigations
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • New on Thumbtack
Paul S.
Verified review

A.N. Investigations is a reliable, reputable and professional resource for private investigative services you can count on to allocate truth, reliable information, documentation and admissible evidence you'll need to win your case. A.N. Investigations company takes pride in being the premier private investigations and surveillance agency in Los Angeles that took my case seriously, put my mind at ease and assured me that they'll work diligently on bringing my case to a close. A.N private detectives are highly-reputable for conducting swift and thorough investigations and addressing my specific needs in handling my case. A.N. guarantees to perform all services to your satisfaction and in the most cost-effective way possible. In addition, they keep all information obtained disclosed, discreet and secure in order to ensure your safety and confidentiality. When you retain A.N. Investigations for surveillance or service private investigations in Los Angeles, you are employing the BEST in the industry! Rest assured that A.N.'s company of detectives will provide you with the truth and answers that you seek and deserve. Retaining and Employing A.N Investigations was one of the best decisions I have ever made.

La Paz Research Group
4.3
from 15 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Sonia R.
Verified review

I called La Paz to have them do some surveillance. Once I explained why and what I wanted, they told me they could interview the people instead of costly surveillance. The investigator sent me a report that had the information I needed. I'm glad I had La Paz Research Group help me. That was money well spent.

  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Sydni T.
Verified review

John got into contact with me immediately and performed great, accurate service and was very friendly, professional, and helpful. Highly recommend him as a private investigative resource that is cost effective.

WIS
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Mark M.
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I retained WIS to conduct a delicate social media investigation. I had an immediate response, a tailored outcome that included a thorough analysis. All the contact I had was directly with the principal, and he was fantastic at explaining the process and alerting me to the realistic outcomes that I could expect to receive. I consequently had realistic expectations - and before I actually paid for anything - about what might be possible. I did not ultiamtely find everything I wanted but it was very clear indeed that WIS went well beyond the extra mile to help me, left no stone unturned in researching the issue and looking for an answer. As an example of going beyond the extra mile, WIS kept on the matter after sending me the report that I had paid for and voluntarily provided me with an update report that did contain additional useful information. Who else would stay on the case like that? I doubt it is industry practice, but it is the way WIS actually did things for me. I found WIS very polite, very responsive, very quick, very thorough and totally objective. I would have no hesitation in recommending WIS, and I personally will not waste a second looking elsewhere if I ever needed work of the sort WIS does to be done for me. It was an excellent experience, and good value for money as well.

  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole R.
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Words cannot express how amazing the experience was with Rod and the Investigators at investigations by Retired Cops was. It took a long time to get the courage to make the call, but I now wish I had done it sooner. For years I felt my husband may be cheating but I truly wasn't sure. I was embarrassed and scared. I made the call without knowing what to expect but right away they made me feel comfortable and walked me through the process. Knowing what a stressful situation this was they answered my questions, supported my need for confidentiality and discreetness and communicated with me throughout the entire process. If anyone is ever forced to face a bad situation such as mine I hope that they are wise enough to use Investigatins by Retired Cops. They are professional and knowledgeable. I recommend them to anyone in need and appreciate their ability to help me move forward in my life in a positive way. Excellent Company!

Linked Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Karl G.
Verified review

I have used Linked Investigations for years. I had an incident with an employee in the past that taught me a valuable lesson. I now screen all potential employees. I provide Mike with basic information like a name, SSN if I have it, and an address or phone number and he can find a surprising amount of information on a person, for example, any criminal past or credit issues. The reports are thorough, timely, and worth it. I recommend him to any employer or anyone needing a background check.

Creative Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Karen D.
Verified review

We are very impressed with Tracy's speed and enthusiasm to zero in to my issues of the Macaw parrot that a con man duped us on.

  • 19 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Will D.
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I hired Joseph Recovery for 2 jobs...1 was to help me find a way to collect on a 2 year old judgement and the other was a family issue(possible cheating spouse) I have tried other companies before with no luck. They handled the family issue fast with photos and video. The judgement work was even better, they found the bank and even knew when to have the Writ delivered so I got all my money. Great company, great service, and great price. Very discreet. 100% recommended. Hope I never need them again but if I do, they will be my first call.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

All cases are confidential and unique. No canned questions will be answered on this site. If you have any questions, feel free to visit our website or contact us directly.

  • 34 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
About

Garrett & Associates has spent many years prior to licensing in the 1980's learning & honing our PI skills from "old school" professional described as true "gumshoes". Think of Los Angeles, 1940's Mickey Spillane-type investigators that hit the streets for real & accurate information right from the source...not a computer or stale databases...you get the picture. We have old as well as new resources developing daily and apply these to every investigation conducted in a confidential manner. It can get no better

  • 17 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We are a full-service private investigators, and we do everything from background investigations, to litigation support, to surveillance. Whatever your needs are, we can help. We offer services in Los Angeles, California.

  • 18 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a private investigator/former police officer with over 23 years of investigative experience. I have appeared on numerous major television shows to discuss cases I have worked. The following are my services: * Background Investigations * Locate Investigations * Criminal Defense * Child Custody Matters * Surveillance * Stalker Mitigation * Motion Picture Technical Advisory

About

D&J Investigative Services is a company that consists of two experienced private investigators. Both investigators are current law enforcement officers with each having over 18 years of experience. Our investigations will be thorough, accurate, organized and reliable. Our overall goal is client satisfaction.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I am a private investigator and defense criminal investigator. I have the most up-to-date equipment, own several vehicles, have been working for several attorneys and fellow investigators. I offer free consultation.

  • New on Thumbtack
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I became a fully licensed private investigator to help people and businesses to find solutions to their legal matters. I have been in the business for over 20 years and am located in the Inland Empire. However, don't let that stop you from calling if you are in a different area. I would like the opportunity to be of service.

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The Law Office of Brian R. Johnston is focused on helping Creditors get paid. I am dedicated to the collection of debts and the enforcement of judgments. Most Attorneys work on your case before and during your trial, but once the case is over they have no interest in helping you collect your judgment. I step in after you've won your case and I recover your money from the debtor. I am also a Licensed Private Investigator. I find assets of the debtor and take them to satisfy your judgment. Contact me when you need both a Lawyer and a Private Investigator to enforce a judgment. The Law Office of Brian R. Johnston has the experience to get you paid.

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