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California Private Investigator

We understand that when someone takes the steps to hire a California private investigator things must be serious.

We are in the serious business of assisting local businesses, law firms, and private individuals in California State, make the right choice when hiring a California private investigator. When looking to hire a nearby private investigation firm or detective agency in California for a business or personal matter, we can guide you through the process.

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We have some of the best California private investigator firms listed in our directory, offering a range of private investigator services covering: Fraud, Theft, Matrimonial, Divorce, Infidelity, Cheating Partners, Child Custody, Missing Persons, Accident Investigations, Background Checks, Asset / Property Searches, Corporate Investigations, Witness Interviews, Process Serving, Surveillance and more...

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Private Investigation Services in California

The following is a list of some of the types of investigative services available.

Personal Investigations
Corporate Investigations
Legal Investigation Services
Insurance Fraud Investigations
Forensic Investigations
Bug Sweeping and Detection
Background Checks
Missing Persons / Skip Tracing
Relationship Investigations
Asset Search Investigations
Criminal Investigations
Accident Investigations
Online Investigations
Covert Surveillance
Child Custody
GPS Tracking
Process Serving
Spousal Infidelity
Computer Forensics / Monitoring
Retail / Loss Prevention
Criminal Defense
Debtor Locates
Theft / Fraud Investigations
Public Records and Research
Witness Statements
Personal Injury Claims
Hidden Spy Equipment

There are many investigative services available in California that covers pretty much any situation you can think of. If you suspect cheating, worried about your nanny, being bullied in the workplace, involved in abuse, criminal activities; you name it, a private investigator can help you face any difficulty you have. Contact one of our listed California investigators to enquire about their local services, or find out more about private investigator services here.

California Private Investigator for Attorneys and Law Firms

If you are a lawyer, attorney, or law firm looking for a California legal investigator we can help you. Using a licensed private investigator for all of your legal investigations such as for trial case preparations can be very beneficial. Under your legal guidance and instruction, a California legal investigator can help you find and collate information and evidence that will benefit the legal theories of your case. As well as having an understanding of Californian legal procedures; a private investigator is able to conduct State background checks, witness locating and interviewing, surveillance, as well as other legal investigative work in line with State laws. Contact one of our California private investigation companies to assist you.

California Private Investigator for Insurance Companies

If you represent an insurance company looking for a California insurance claims investigator our listed private investigators have experience in conducting insurance investigations in California. They can help you gather any evidence necessary to prove or disprove a claim, pursue monetary damages from false claims, as well as assist with civil or criminal court convictions for fraudsters. A California insurance fraud investigator can assist in detecting and uncovering exaggerated illness and injury by claimants, claims from fake automobile-accidents and property break-ins, etc. Contact one of our private investigation firms in California for insurance claims investigations.

California Private Investigator for Corporate Businesses

As a business, company owner, or business executive you may be looking for a corporate investigator in California to assist with an investigation inside your business. A corporate private investigator can be a valuable aid to your business or organization by unearthing workplace problems such as dishonest workers stealing, security breaches, irregularities in financial records due to accountancy fraud, leaked company secrets and more. A California private investigator working in your company, maybe as an undercover employee, can discover severe crimes that have gone unnoticed in your business. Contact one of our licensed corporate private investigators in California to see how they can help.

How to Become a Private Investigator in California

If you have the interest of becoming a private investigator in California State then this section is for you. We have added this resource on private investigation careers in California as we have had a number of public enquiries on the subject. So to help any new person wanting to develop and move into the field of private investigations we have listed some important information here along with links to relevant resources for becoming a California investigator. You can also read our in-depth guide on how to become a private detective that covers a whole lot more you will find useful.

What are the California private investigator license requirements?

California State requires all private investigators to be licensed and is managed by the Californian Government Department of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. The California PI licensing requirements for a candidate states a minimum age of 18, undergo a criminal history background check through the DOJ Department of Justice and FBI, have at least 3 years of investigative experience and pass an examination. For more information or to apply for a PI license in California visit the Bureau's website.

What is a private investigator's salary in California?

To find out how much a private investigator earns in California you can check the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The BLS gives an average hourly and yearly wage of private detectives and investigators in the State. This can give you some idea of what you can earn if you take up a private investigator career in California, but it is an indication only.

Where can I find a private investigator job in California?

If you are a licensed California private investigator looking for a job in the State then search our private detective jobs for recently posted investigation jobs. We have linked up with Indeed to bring you the latest and best well paid jobs and positions available in California.
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