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Hopewell Private Investigators

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  • 13 years in business
  • 41 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lesley A.
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Jeff is one of the best people I have come across in my life. He was professional, courteous & flexible. He went well beyond what was expected of him and handled every aspect of my case with sensitivity to the situation. 100% recommend him to anyone need private investigator services. Extremely affordable and worth every penny!

  • 12 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sco H.
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Excellent investigator. Knowledgeable, courteous, and extremely diligent at his job. Takes great pride in what he did.

  • 17 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Maggie G.
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John Morse was refered to me by my attorney for additional assistance in my divorce settlement. John and his team were extremely professional, knowledgable and most importantly, got the results I needed to build my case. It was an emotional time in my life, and I was very pleased with his thoroughness and honesty. He provided on going updates and was always available when I had questions. I would highly recommend John for any investigative needs.

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Will L.
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I'm very pleased with the outcome of the investigation. These guys took care of my case in a very professional and timely manor. They were able to get the answers I was looking for and I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a private investigator.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Service of legal documents done very quickly!

  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

My work stands out because I love helping others. I have a diverse background that allows me to use my experience, skills, personality, and creativity to assist others.My work stands out because it's not work. It's my passion.


We are a Richmond based investigation company focusing on domestic, and civil investigations including missing persons, infidelity, child custody, background checks, criminal and asset investigations.


Morse Investigation Services, LLC has been providing professional investigation services to the Hampton Roads area since 2001. We specialize in child custody, adultery/cheating, and criminal defense investigations.


I do private investigation services, such as background checks, find lost loved ones, adultery confirmation, divorce, business and surveillance.

  • 9 years in business

I have been a State resgistered Private Investigator since 1999. Over 100 Lawyers have used our services. ''WE DO THE WORK' We have had hundreds of referrals sent from former clients. We cover from North Carolina, Virginia and DC. WE HAVE OVER 5,000 INVESTIGATIVE CONTACTS across the U.S We do MILTARY INVESTIGATIONS at a discount rate.


We provide consulting for businesses on domestic and foreign business organization, development, marketing, new product development, Department of Transportation business, representative and distributor development, business plans and relationship, website enhancement, personnel issues, construction, business expansion, and more. I'm a registered VA private investigator, currently working for and with several companies on collections, skip locations, union strike observation and documentation, missing persons, etc. I'm looking out for your interest 24/7!


with over 45 years of combined experience, AIS has the knowledge and dedication to get the results you seek! Specializing in multiple forms of investigations, there is no case to big or small!


OMD INVESTIGATIONS--is a private investigation company based out of Richmond, Virginia. We are an organization that specializes in Video/Electronic Surveillance and Fugitive Recovery. OMD Investigations contracts services to bail companies nationwide, employing some of law enforcement’s finest to track down fugitives within the United States. Our investigative team consists of previous Military Personnel (Special Forces), Martial Arts Specialist, and others with law enforcement and investigative experience, which results in our ability to provide our clients with agents with expertise beyond measure. OMD INVESTIGATIONS--also provides nationwide Special Investigations Unit (SIU) services including but not limited to Employment Background Checks, Asset Checks, the retrieval of DMV Records, Criminal Records, Court Records, Insurance in Household verification, Statements, Locates, Scene Photos and Hospital Canvasses. Besides the aforementioned services, OMD Investigations services also include Private Security (both unarmed and armed), Process Serving, Skip Tracing, and Private Investigation.

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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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