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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.
Reviews for Hialeah Gardens private investigators
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Mr. Jimmy Maheux of CSIS is a true professional in every sense of the word. He was able to meet me the same day I contacted him and to my surprise he was patient to all my questions and very knowledgeable on the subject. His ability to analyze tough challenges and rapidly provide logical recommendations made him a clear choose for the job at hand. I had to leave the country the following day, but Jimmy kept me inform of all he was doing. There was not a day that went by (while he was on the case) that I did not receive numerous phone calls, e-mail or text on how the investigation was developing. Thanks to Jimmy and his team, my suspensions were confirmed, which gave me a clearer vision on how to procced with my legal case. I left the country again after receiving photos, video and detail reports on my case and did not have a chance to tell Jimmy. Even though of the clock, Jimmy called me to make sure I was doing ok. During the contracted period, he demonstrated tireless dedication to duty, uncommon initiative, and an outstanding ability to get the job done. I highly recommend his services to anyone looking for a Private Investigator. I will hire him again in a heartbeat.
Corporate Security Intelligence Services LLCCorporate Security Intelligence Services LLC
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