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Zion Investigators

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  • 4 years in business
  • 38 hires on Thumbtack
Myika J.
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Finding an investigator can be tricky. I took a chance and found Erick online using Thumbtack. Minutes after an inquiry, Eric contacted me. Eric is a very professional and thorough investigator. What I appreciated the most is the fact he did not treat me like a number or a gold mine. He had an answer for me within a few hours, which was amazing being that I was anxious to get a response. My situation was very complicated. Eric helped me to uncover so many things about my marriage that was a lie. Lets be honest, I knew, but I had no proof. Eric explained everything to me and answered all the questions I had. Eric is the real deal: he is honest and most of all dedicated to helping you find the truth.

Lyght Detective Agency
from 22 reviews
  • 41 years in business
  • 60 hires on Thumbtack
Mark F.
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Outstanding! I highly recommend Lyght Detective Agency. They will perform beyond your expectations guaranteed.

Verintegra Inc
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Tanesha W.
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I was looking to get in contact with my sons and the investigator found their adoptive mother rather quickly which opened a door of communication between her and i

Private Investigation Inc.
from 4 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Angela D.
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I was very pleased with the out come that Karen provided for me if it wasn't for her I wouldn't have gotten the document that needed sign from my husband. I'm so thankful that she was able too locate him..... Keep up the good work Karen!!!!

Third Coast Investigations
from 3 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Will B.
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I was provided a background check investigation from Third Coast Investigations. The results were sent back within an hour. Thanks

All-Pro Investigations
from 2 reviews
    Sandy R.
    Verified review

    I had them do some investigation work for me with the follow up service of legal documents. I liked the fact that they kept me very informed as to what was going on with my investigation. They we're very polite and fast. I would definitely recommend them to anyone looking for these services.

    • 36 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Thomas E.
    Verified review

    A job well done! I am a norwegian, living in Norway. Me, and my family have been trying to locate the whereabouts of my wife's father, as she has never had any contact with him. After many attempts, we decided to hire a privateinvestigator. I sent email to three different investigators after a quick search on the internet. One office gave me a very diffuse price, one did not answer, and one gave me a quick answer, with a price of total cost. We hired Heritage Investigations, and the detective was very fast working, and the dialogue was incredible good - despite the fact that we ar eon the opposite side of the world. It took Heritage Investigators just about a week to close the case and make the contact, and now we are happily connected with our relatives. We sincerly recommend anyone who needs help from a detective to contact Heritage Investigatons. You'll get a job well done, fast and very correct, and the price they charge is highly acceptable. Best regards Thomas

    • 7 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Eliza G.
    Verified review

    A+ Process Server. Prompt and clear communication from start to finish.


    We are an experienced, licensed, insured Illinois private detective agency. Call Insight Investigation Services: "When you REALLY need to know!" Our investigative services include: * Litigation Support and Investigation * Witness/Party Statements (More than 35,000 interviews conducted) * Fraud Investigation-Detection-Prevention * Deception Detection * Accident Claims Investigation * Surveillance * Child Custody Issues * Location of Missing Persons (Skip Tracing) and Assets * Process Service * GPS Tracking * Electronic Debugging (TSCM) * Electronic Security Measures, Devices, Technology * Personal / Executive Protection (Armed) * Business Due Diligence * Deep Background Research of Individuals and Corporate/Business Entities * Social Media Investigation * Investigation Unit Management * Investigation Project Design and Management * Report Writing and Presentation * Information Technology * Computer Forensic Examination * Photography * Videography * Domestic Integrity Investigation * Employee Integrity Investigation * Workplace Violence Investigation * Sexual Harassment Investigation * Ethics Investigation * Opposition Research * Certified Illinois and NRA Firearms Instructor/Trainer

    • 2 years in business


    We listen and care about our client's safety and security in personal and business life. We take a propritary interest in what we do. Breaking a case and giving our cleints conclusive and factual results.


    Heritage Investigations are surveillance specialists in Chicago, Illinois, who provide absolutely discreet and confidential services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are available for assignments nationwide. If you suspect your husband/wife of infidelity, or if you need to look into someone's background for any reason, our private investigators will accumulate all the details and provide you with in-depth intelligence. Our insured services are provided at reasonable rates and include the following: * Infidelity * Divorce * Child custody * Video evidence development We're specialists in conducting surveillance on visiting conventioneers and trade shows' attendees. Our agents are licensed or registered. We've been helping individuals and businesses gain the knowledge needed to make informed decisions concerning their interests for more than 29 years. We're fast, accurate, thorough, and most importantly, discrete. Call Heritage Investigations today to learn more or to discuss your situation. This consultation is always free. We speak Spanish. Our license no. is 117-0000075.

    • 6 years in business

    Surveillance is an investigative art that requires extensive knowledge of the target including their description, surroundings, activities, habits, schedules, associates and vehicle. Upon consultation and approval by the client, we use modern investigative technology and devices, formal surveillance techniques as well as video and photographic equipment to ensure the targets activities are expertly documented and reported. We've focused on discovering individual and corporate information, locating assets, witnesses, and sources and providing evidence or information to support legal strategies or business, financial or employment-related decisions, etc.


    We are a fully functioning, licensed and insured detective agency in the State of Wisconsin. We have a network of contacts from coast to coast and can assist in most areas.


    Our services include: * Private investigations civil, criminal and domestic investigations * Security guard and patrol car services * Process service * Body Guard and general protective services * Special events and festival security * Background profiles


    We specialize in armed or unarmed security, along with private investigating. We work throughout the Milwaukee and surrounding areas.


    Services offered: - Process services - Martial investigations - Fraud and theft investigations - Surveillance - Bodyguard services - People finder - Asset searches - Personal background searches - Commercial background search - Security -- off-duty police


    We are a private security and investigation company that provides specialized security and investigation services to governments, commercial organizations, dignitaries, executives, and private individuals.

    • 22 years in business

    We are a licensed private detective agency, providing investigations, surveillance and process services. We are family-owned and operated since 1996. We are located in McHenry, Illinois and provide services to Chicago, Illinois and surrounding counties, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin and surrounding counties. We are discreet, experienced, licensed and insured: * Illinois detective agency license # 117-000870 * Wisconsin detective agency license # 16206-62


    We are professional, discreet and detail oriented.


    The services we provide are listed below: * Process Serving * Private Investigations * Background Investigations * Notary Services We offer a wide array of legal services, including, but are not limited to, those mentioned above. Please contact me with any questions.

    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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