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Santa Clara Investigators

Browse these investigators with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Santa Clara.

  • 20 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Serena R.
Verified review

Roberto was very efficient with what i needed and was also very accommodating. I was extremely please and highly recommend Rivera & Associates to anyone i know. I put off hiring Private Investigators for years and i cam across a situation i had no choice but to hire. I interviewed many and no one seems to take the time to actually listen to my needs and concerns like Roberto. Thank you again Roberto for all your help.

Nero & Associates
4.6
from 54 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 143 hires on Thumbtack
Araceli M.
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Excellent service! My investigator made me feel secure and safe about this process.

  • 3 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Ernest G.
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Personable. Anxious to help. Trusting. Investigation still in progress so to early to give a complete critique.

  • 13 years in business
  • 42 hires on Thumbtack
Dina R.
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K&K Confidential Investigations responded to my request for service immediately. They were very professional and took care of the process service within hours of speaking.

  • 6 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Easton B.
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Simply amazing ! This is pretty much my 5th hire of an investigator and no one was able to help for 2 years. John took over and simply took care of it. I still can't believe how he did what others weren't able to find. Not only did he help but he helped super fast. So thankful and will definitively recommend John to anyone! He is the best hands down and worth every penny. Not only is he professional but he is also compassionate and truly cares about his clients. I felt understood and even got advice from him he didn't even have to give me. I thank John from the bottom of my heart for helping out and would always use him again.

STMI Investigations
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Gabriel S.
Verified review

Thanks to Dave J. McIntyre, I have completed my satisfactory information that I was really waiting for long time. Dave did a excellent jab in a short time and he give me exactly all the information that I was looking for long time. Dave was available at anytime that it was required, 24/07. I really strongly recommend Dave to any one that needs this kind of help. And additional, he becames one of my best friend and dependable person. well done job,excellent,and comple satisfaction, I will strongly recommend Dave J. McIntyre

Haro Investigations
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Leila S.
Verified review

John was very easy to work with and I loved all his follow ups thru email and text. His work was completed in one day and done very professional. I would use Haro Investigations again.

Krollpfeiffer & Co.
4.4
from 8 reviews
    Rachel B.
    Verified review

    I utilised the services of Krollpfeiffer & Co recently to assist me with a difficult spousal matter including personal harrasment and media defamation. They were able to resolve many of the issues within a matter of hours, and finalise my requests within days. You can't put a value on peace of mind and anxiety resolution, but they were able to work to a very reasonable budget, act promptly, and I'm extremely pleased with the result of their services.

    • 18 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Alex K.
    Verified review

    Our office has used Central Investigation regularly for over five years. The requested information is both accurate and provided to us on a timely basis. Great Service. Alex

    Atlas Investigations
    4.8
    from 6 reviews
    • 22 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Cristina M.
    Verified review

    I hired Atlas Investigations to assist me with an infidelity issue. I was offered a free consultation where I got to meet the investigator assigned to my case. Frank was able to put a plan together for me that fit my budget, and my needs. I was very pleased with the results and the professionalism of Atlas Investigations! I would recommend them to anyone in need of a private investigator,

    McMackin Investigations
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Tom T.
    Verified review

    As a licensed private investigator for over 30 years, I am in constant need of experienced investigators to handle cases from the simple to the complex. I recently was in need of an investigator in the San Francisco Bay Area and Nancy came highly recommended by a fellow investigator. This case involved an international client. Nancy not only worked well with me, but represented my interests with the client equally well. She worked tirelessly on this case both day and night for over two months. I would recommend her without reservation.

    • 8 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    About

    Nate is a California licensed private investigator (PI), with 6 years of experience and is operating out of the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to his experience as a professional PI, Nate served in the US armed forces, a private contractor in the Middle East and a vice and narcotic detective operating a K-9. Nate is a well-respected and trusted individual who has assisted his clients with sensitive investigations and work, to include the following: * Surveillance * Background checks * Computer forensics * Counter surveillance * Armed escorts * Protection services * Infidelities * Poor business practices * General monkey businesses * Tenant/landlord disputes * Vehicle tracking * Business disputes

    • 4 years in business
    About

    I am here to help you get answers. I am available 24/7, and I will do my best to get the proof you're looking for.

    About

    Custom Protection and Investigation provides private security guard, private investigation, process server, mobile notary/notary signing agent services.

    About

    We are dedicated to helping you find answers to your questions. With over 26 years of experience in law enforcement, let me put my expertise and resources to work for you. We conduct investigations in several categories. Please see our website for further details.

    About

    We handle every case on an individual basic with understanding and care. Helping people.

    About

    I can gather the facts that help you and attorneys build their cases to win in court. Variety and field work.

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    I do surveillance of all types including child custody, extra marital affairs, criminal investigation, etc. You name it, I perform it.

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    We are a National Investigative & Security firm, in business for 20 years.

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    I specialize in security and investigations, with 37 years of work in law enforcement, including long-term international investigations and being an instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center at Glynco, GA. See my resume for classes, awards and accomplishments.

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    Thorough and Discreet Service, Fraud and Cyber forensics cases welcomed.

    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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