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Wilkes Barre Investigators

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  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Alan L.
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Absolutely the best! Sincerely interested in my problem and did all that the law allowed, but was unable to obtain the information I desired because of strict privacy law. Mr. Kelly charged me nothing for his efforts, something remarkable these days. He said he did nothing for me, therefore no charge. Commendable! Thank you Mark. Should I ever again need an investigator, you are on the top of my list.

Pocono Legal Services LLC
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Melissa M.
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Professional, Courteous, ALWAYS Available - and I mean always. Even if she has to pull over to the side of the road to take an important call she does. Dee is invested in the success of her partners, her clients and I would highly recommend her.

  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Matthew C.
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i would like to see what the Price is to have a company investigated to see if they are real or if they have the proper licesesnses to do so

A.B.E . Investigations
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 35 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Carol S.
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The service was excellent- very fast and professional. The service cost what was indicated. I would recommend this process server.

  • 7 years in business
Kaitlyn R.
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We hired and officer from DC Investigation to guard our event space for 1 night. He arrived on time and very interested and curious about our event. He was pleasant to talk to and I felt a good about leaving our event space in his hands for the night. When we arrived back in the morning, everything was in perfect condition. I would definitely use DC Investigation again if we throw another event in the Philly area.

  • 11 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Holly E.
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Very professional with attention to detail.

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We do all types of investigations. We are security specialists. We handle death threats and surveillance. Whatever your concerns, we are your close-protection escorts.

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The following and more are serviced: * missing persons * persons and properties location * surveillance * interviews * due diligence * skip tracing

  • 20 years in business
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because in some cases i can help bringing people closer in harmony with one another.

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The following are offered: * surveillance * child custody/welfare * insurance * worker's compensation * due diligence * missing persons * incarceration checks * witness interviews

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I do everything, and I am good at what I do. I get the job done, and it is done. You will love what you see.

  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Full time, full service, Private Detective Agency. Licensed out of Northumberland County, PA and proudly serving all of Central Pennsylvania. We are able to assist in Criminal, Civil, And Corporate Cases. *Specializing in Surveillance *Asset Location, Missing Persons, Skip Trace, and Process Serving *Litigation Support *Child custody and Family Law cases *Workers' Compensation *Pre-Employment & Background checks

  • 11 years in business
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We are a full-service investigation and consulting company that provides special services to our clients. Our clients' needs come first.

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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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