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Garden Grove Investigators

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Luis Orellana Investigations
4.6
from 29 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
James D.
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He's professional and gets amazing results. His prices are fair and he works harder than any other Investigator I've ever hired.

National Intelligence Group
4.5
from 22 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Chris L.
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I was iffy about hiring a private investigator! Mr. Allen walked me through everything and was very professional and helpful. He knew what he was talking about how I should go about everything.. he's the guy you wanna hire hands down :)

  • 7 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Pete R.
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Thank You Metro Investigation, on reverse surveillance information. filling safe and protected. Thank You .

  • 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.

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WIS
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro 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.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Kelly F.
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Steve Nshanian is an excellent investigator. Very quick to respond to any questions, got the job done in a very efficient, timely manner. Always polite. A very hard worker. I would HIGHLY recommend him. I give him a 10/10! I am very pleased with the outcome!

  • 27 years in business
Ram M.
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I hired Chameleon to conduct surveillance on a previous employee that I suspected is not injured at all. I am extremely happy with the results that saved me a lot of headaches and saved money to the insurance company.

  • 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!

  • 23 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Their quick and professional responsiveness.

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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John V.
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This is an outstanding investigative agency, very perofessional and experienced.

Super Eye Investigations
5.0
from 1 review
  • 39 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Edwin H.
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What a great experience with Super Eye Investigation. I have use him personally and for the company that I work with. Raffi is very friendly and professional!

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

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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I go the extra mile for you. I am a passionate investigator. I really enjoy helping people and being an investigator is a way for me to put my God-given talents to good use!

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We provide private investigation and bodyguard and security and legal services. We do surveillance. We are finding and tracking people.

  • 12 years in business
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I have over ten years of conducting a variety of private investigations for the public. I have conducted process serving for over twenty years. I have conducted every type of investigation imaginable from background to surveillance for cheating spouses to complex malpractice and criminal defense. Don't let the apprehension of speaking to an investigator keep you from satisfying whatever investigative needs I can satisfy for you. I'm friendly, exhaustively thorough and my work shows through my complete investigative reports. Give me a call. I can help. I look forward to hearing from you. The most satisfying part of what I do is the satisfaction I see and hear from my clients. They seem to truly appreciate the constant feedback and interaction I provide as I go along conducting an investigation. I truly enjoy solving unanswered questions my clients' investigative needs pose. I take pride in not trying to dig deep into the pockets of my clients and they really appreciate that as well. I rarely charge mileage; even for process serving outside of Los Angeles County. I try to put myself in the shoes of my clients and this seems to work very well for all involved.

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I am a licensed private investigator. I do insurance fraud, civil case works, and background checks. I will travel to any location in California.

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We have eyes everywhere. We can see what you cannot. We will do what you will not. We get you the answers you need and deserve.

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Best Tracers P.I. is a State of California licensed private investigation agency. We provide many services for attorneys, businesses, and private parties. Our staff has been successfully serving in the Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties for over a decade.

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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

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What does a private investigator do?

First and foremost, good private investigators follow laws. Unlike on TV, they don’t break in windows or hack into hospital computer systems to get you intel. When you hire a private investigator, you’re hiring a professional to gather facts and find information for you. Although they can’t obtain certain information (such as health records), they do have access to information that most civilians do not. Often private investigators are hired to perform surveillance or background checks or investigate cases such as adultery, child custody, missing persons, hidden assets, or debugging, and theft or other crimes.

Private investigators can be hired to interview people and provide that information to the client, perform photo or video surveillance, monitor activity at a location where you suspect criminal activities or questionable behavior, track a person’s movements, find missing people, do deep-dive background checks, and more. Private investigation can be helpful if you’re trying to get a court order but need evidence. Private investigators can also help find birth parents. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210 per hour.

What does a private investigator cost?

Private investigation isn’t just for blockbuster action movies. Hiring a private investigator can help in all kinds of situations ranging from finding a birth parent to improving personal security. Nationally, the average price range for private investigation is $70-$210, although pricing often hovers between $40 and $100 depending on the complexity of the services you need. Where you live in the country will affect your costs for private investigation; larger cities have higher business overhead and a higher cost of living, which in turn means higher service rates. The complexity of your case can also affect cost. A basic background check may have a flat rate, while hiring a private investigator to help with your child custody case may require more legwork and research, and therefore cost more. Some private investigators work on retainer. A retainer is essentially a nonrefundable deposit you pay to the professional — meaning you have retained their services — who then works against that amount. Here are some examples of average private investigation costs:

  • Hourly rate: $60-$70; costs can vary based on current fuel prices.
  • Flat rate: $100 for comprehensive background investigation services.
  • Retainer: $1,500 minimum retainer required by some pros before starting work.
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