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Ocala Private Investigators

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The Investigation Firm
from 5 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Jane P.
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Very dedicated private investigator! Gets the job done.

  • 5 years in business
Michael D.
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Was shown a live investigation that was spot on.won some tickets to the may stringer house but couldn't go so they alouded me to let my son go.very grateful for their under standing.jessi and his crew are the best...

Emma S.
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Informative, affordable, Professional and Honest. But most of all confidential.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Marilyn A.
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Mr. Gutierrez provided security for my daughter who had to return to her burglarized house for her belongings. She had been forced to leave at gunpoint. Mr. G. was fantastic! Professional and caring. Could not have felt safer! Thank you so much! Feel free to use this review.

STF Investigations LLC
from 2 reviews
  • 12 years in business
Susan F.
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Mr. Fisher is an outstanding Private investigator. He provides quality and professional services. Mr. Fisher treats you with respect and sensitivity to your case. He is quick to respond to your inquiry of services, and secures a time-line that is satisfactory to completing the case. I highly recommend STF Investigations for all your investigative needs.

  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Keith H.
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I talked to Athena owner, Jeff for several minutes and was impressed with his attitude, professionalism and knowledge on my subject. Highly recommend this company

  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Shirley R.
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I found this to be a very please experience. Mr. Williams was very helpful and show genuine concern about my issue. If or when I need an investigative service again I will definitely use Center State Investigations. I believe he went above and beyond to assist me.

Thad O.
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We hired Elite Investigations & Background Services to help us with Child Custody. After a Meeting with There Chief Investigator Sean Sullivan we hired the firm. After just 2 weeks Mr. Sullivan obtained the Video we needed to get full custody of our Son once again.. Highly recommend....

  • 14 years in business

Blue Ribbon Agency is run with care and compassion. The clients are people with neeđs not a number or bottom line. We guarantee to treat your case as if it were that of a family member in need.


We do investigative services and litigation support for civil trial attorneys including witness location, witness interviews, scene investigation and trial preparation assistance.


I have been in the field of private investigations for over five years. I have had my toes in the investigation field for over 10 years from all kinds of medical to insurance fraud.


Axle Investigations offers the following services: * Private Investigations * Process Services * Bail Bonds * Background Checks I have worked within the criminal justice system for over 25 years.


At Trace investigations we take pride in what we do. We offer our clients a free consultation to discuss what we can accomplish on their behalf. Once our company is retained, we work closely with our clients keeping them informed of the progress in their case. Once we reach the stated goal, we provide our clients with the work product. Our mission is to provide our clients with the best service possible, in a timely manner, at a reasonable price.


We remain unbiased, stand professional, value expediency, and seek truth. We strive for perfection and specialize in many different investigative forms. We stand by our clients. Let us “Get the Job Done!”


we provide a fast and unique service for our customers


We provide discreet private investigative services. Services we offer: - Surveillance - Computer forensics - Background investigation - Infidelity - Civil casework - Skip tracing - Asset searches - Fraud

  • 16 years in business

Unlike other private investigative agencies, we can dedicate ourselves 100% to the successful outcome of your assignment. You deal directly with the private investigator who is working your case and can always reach them regarding any questions you may have. Altiro Investigations has been in business since 2002 and headquartered in Florida, New York and New Jersey. We are not an out-of-state company; we are real Florida, New York and New Jersey investigators! Edward Flores, Jr. has personally been in the private investigative field since 2002. Prior to this, he served as a New York City detective investigator, narcotics investigator and New York City police officer. He has worked thousands of hours on cases throughout his career, located throughout the state of Florida, New York and New Jersey. Edward Flores, Jr. and his investigators have conducted many interviews, major case investigations, and surveillance with video throughout their careers. We specialize in handling domestic investigations pertaining to adultery, child custody, missing persons and locates, background checks, civil, criminal, non-primary residency investigations, and video surveillance along with workers' compensation cases. We offer you quality investigative services to fit any needs you may require.

  • 15 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

Beckett Investigations has the experience, integrity, and motivation to get the results you seek. James Sheerin has been a licensed State of Florida Private Investigator since 2003. We handle video surveillance, recorded statements, background investigations, Claims Handling/Adjusting, Locates, and Cheating Spouses. I have a 620/520 Florida Claims Adjuster license.

  • 6 years in business

Get the Answers You Can’t Get on Your Own: Talk to a Private Investigator NOW Benefit from immediate answers about your specific situation from an experienced investigator you can trust. In your consultation, you’ll get answers to question like: 1. Can the result I need be achieved? 2. How much will it cost? 3. How long will it take to get results? "What can a Private Investigator help me with?" Our nationwide network of licensed, professional investigators has resolved all kind of cases including: Divorce Online Dating Fraud Investigations Child Custody Background Checks Find Missing Persons Infidelity Deep Research Surveillance Our Investigators Will Get You Answers Real private investigators aren’t the sunglass-wearing, trenchcoat-donning figures you see in the movies. Many of our investigators have experience in the justice system, ranging from local police officers to federal agents. More importantly, we've taken exceptional measures to ensure that each of our investigators is qualified, reliable, and the most likely to solve your case. You're only getting the best ... Contact STS today Give us a call or send us a message . Immediate response back


I have 25 years law enforcement experience specializing in investigations. No case is too small or large, and I am willing to travel. I provide a complete written report at conclusion of investigation.


Call us for any investigative needs you may have, including the following: * Background Checks * Preemployment Screening * Tenant Screening * Internet Dating Checks * Infidelity * Child Custody * Alive-and-Well Checks * Surveillance * Mobile Notary * Process Service * Secret Shopper * Family Member Locates * Court Records Searches We hold agency no. A1100119.

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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Orange Park, FL

  • Case type
    Adultery, Child custody
  • Details
    divorce issue where I believe wife to be having an affair with another, need to find proof in one manner ASAP
  • $200
    Average price
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