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Glendale Detectives

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  • 7 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Rob K.
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I've hired Morrow Detective Agency on several occasions and have always been pleased with the service. My cases were handled with complete confidentiality, thoroughness, and timliness. Steve is the consummate professional. He made me feel like family and handled my cases as though he were personally invested. This is what truly distinguishes Morrow Detective Agency from it's competitors. I am happy to write this review and higly recommend Steve to my family, my friends, and anyone looking for an outstanding private investigator.

Becky Moore Investigations
5.0
from 12 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Gerald S.
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Becky is just great. I was disappointed with the snail pace of police/detectives in LA county in regard to my case (theft). So I found her online..called her and noticed a difference right away. There are times in life when you say.."I need a lawyer." Originally, that was my thinking.. But let her investigate and uncover the truth first.. Then hire an attorney if you really need to.

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

    Alvin did an outstanding work with our Worker’s Comp. surveillance. He was able to obtain the film evidence I needed and built my case. Not only his rates are reasonable, he went above and beyond my expectation. I highly recommend his services for anyone who seeks the highest level of quality work. Thank you Alvin!

    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
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    My experience in my field is what makes my work standout. I am honest, compassionate and I understand the position my clients are in.

    About

    We help bring the truth out into the light. Our services include the following: * Process Serving * Skip-Tracing * Asset and Liability Searches * Criminal and Civil Public Records Retrieval * Background Investigations * Bank and Employment Searches * Surveillance Activity Checks * Cyber Investigations * Statement Retrievals and Subpoena D/T Preparation * Medical/Business Record On-Site Scanning/Retrieval Services

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    Our services include: * Dating service background checks * Locates missing person/lost loved ones * Cheaters - marital/domestic * Child support locates - finances * Pre-trial investigations - criminal/civil * Elderly abuse cases * Crime scene investigations * Filing and serving court documents on evasive parties * GPS tracking - Marital Cheating * Bug sweeps (wireless devices) * Pre-employment background checks

    • 17 years in business
    About

    I am a retired Homicide Detective from the Los Angeles Police Department with 28 years of extensive investigative experience in dealing in all aspects of investigations from vice, narcotics, crimes against persons, juvenile, major crimes, murder and death investigations.

    • 11 years in business
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    I specialize in asset, background, real estate and environmental investigations and the location of long lost relatives.

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    We are professionals with more than 25 years of experience. We can complete job that others can not. We have the knowledge, and experience that others do not. Call us first for the most reliable information.

    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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