Questions you should be asking when considering hiring an investigator: 1. Does the company have a private investigation license in the state that my investigation will be taking place? 2. Is the private detective that will be handling my investigation familiar with the area where the investigation will take place? 3. Will I be able to talk directly to the investigator that will be handling my investigation? 4. Are the investigators that will be handling my investigation employees of the company or will my case be subcontracted to another private investigator? 5. How much experience does the investigator handling my investigation have? 6. Does the company have the ability to use more than one private detective on my case? 7. Does the company have both male and female investigators? 8. Does the private investigator that will be working my case have an appropriate surveillance vehicle? 9. Has the investigator working my case performed similar assignments in the past?