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Paramount Private Investigators

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Luis Orellana Investigations
4.6
from 27 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 76 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!

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
Sydni T.
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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.

  • 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.

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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.

Becky Moore Investigations
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Dottie L.
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Becky is the most efficient, professional and tenacious private investigator I have worked with-she gets the job done and done well. My non profit works on the issues of human trafficking and missing persins. She is the first investigator I call everytime. Her services have helped us directly in the rescue and safety of many victims.

  • 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!

  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Pauldin S.
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Very accurate and to the point investigation . Very timely with the reports. thanks

Phalanx Protective Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Tedy D.
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We use their services for a private fishing trip charger and it was just so outstanding that we will continue to use them

Brown Investigations
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Rebekah W.
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I recommend Brown Investigations. My family was in a situation where we needed a PI. I found the information for Brown Investigations on Craigslist. I contacted the agency by email and then spoke to Mr. Brown on the phone. He was extremely helpful and informative. He also keeps his fees reasonable. One PI quoted us a $9000 retainer, another charged $875 per day. Mr. Brown's retainer was very fair compared to these other two.

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.

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!

  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

  • 5 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
About

I go the extra mile for you. I am a passionate investigator.

WS Investigations
1.0
from 2 reviews
    About

    We are located in San Juan Capistrano, Irvine, and Newport Beach of beautiful Orange County, California. WS Investigations, Inc. is a full-service private investigation agency and your source for trusted, professional investigators. The investigators and technicians at WS Investigations, Inc. are licensed and insured to provide fast, professional, and affordable investigative services. With over 20 years of experience in investigation, we have the skills and resources to handle all your investigative needs, from locating long lost friends to a specialized countersurveillance. We are also members of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Better Business Bureau. We are your full-service agency. WS Investigations, Inc. provides a wide range of confidential investigative services to attorneys, insurance companies, corporations, small businesses and the general public throughout Orange County, the State of California and nationwide, including criminal and civil investigations, insurance fraud investigations, surveillance, background screening, countersurveillance (debugging) and missing persons locates.

    About

    We provide threat assessment and strategy in personal and environmental security. We also provide counter-stalking counseling and mediation.

    • 28 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    Find out the truth about people and companies – FAST! We are a diverse group of licensed and insured professional private investigators, process servers , court public record and social media researchers, retired law enforcement, and computer security experts. We have 30-plus years of experience in investigative work and litigation support. We are dedicated to providing fast, accurate results to our clients. We have decades of experience working with consumers, law firms, insurance companies and large corporations. We have completed thousands of investigations and service of process assignments. We love our work, and we are good at it! Give us a try, and get your questions answered and complete your request.

    About

    I provide all areas of investigative services, specializing in criminal defense, as well as in areas of worker's compensation, background checks, insurance and domestic surveillance. I do asset checks (including bank accounts) and criminal and civil background checks.

    About

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

    About

    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.

    • 18 years in business
    About

    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

    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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