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Private Investigators in Florida

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

We are in the serious business of helping local Florida citizens, businesses, and law firms make the right choices in finding and hiring the right Florida private investigator for them. Whether you are looking to hire a private investigator in your area or private detective in Florida State for a personal or business matter, we can guide you through the process.

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We have some of the best Florida private investigation agencies listed in our directory, offering a range of quality 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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Questions and Answers on Florida PIs

Q. How much does a private investigator cost in Florida?

A. Having checked with 10 investigation companies across Florida State we found the average cost you will expect to pay for a private investigator in Florida is approximately $73.00 an hour. To get a more accurate price for a detective agency's services you will need to contact a company of your choice. We highly recommend contacting one of our listed Florida private investigators first. LEARN MORE: Private Investigator Hiring Costs.

Q. Do Florida private investigators need a license to work?

A. Yes they do. All private investigators working in Florida must have a Class C private investigator license; which issued by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. So when hiring a private detective in Florida, check that they have a valid license for the State.

Q. Can a private investigator do a background check in Florida?

A. Yes. If you need a Florida background check for somebody you can use a State licensed private detective agency to run one for you. Using a local private investigator in Florida to do a background check for you is better as they know the legal aspects of obtaining criminal, employee, or financial records for a background check investigation. Use one of our Florida private investigators to do a background check for you. LEARN MORE: Background Checks by Private Investigators.

Q. Can a private investigator help me find someone in Florida?

A. Absolutely. If you are trying to find someone in Florida a private investigator can be a huge benefit in your search. Depending on the information you have on the person you are looking for will determine how long it will take to find them. Florida detective agencies spend a lot of their time locating missing Florida children, debtors, and lost family members for others in the State. Hire one of our local Florida investigation firms to help you find a missing person or debtor. LEARN MORE: Hiring a Private Investigator to Find Someone.

Q. Can a private investigator help me with a child custody case in Florida?

A. Yes, certainly. If you have a Florida child custody case on your hands using a private investigator can help you. With guidance from your lawyer a Florida investigator can help build your case. Usually, the attorney or lawyer you instruct as your legal representative will give you advice on such matters, but it has to be said that hiring a Florida private investigator can be most advantageous. Start by contacting one of our professional Florida investigators.

Q. Can I hire a Florida private detective to see if my partner is cheating?

A. Yes. Hiring a detective agency in Florida can most certainly help you uncover whether or not your partner is having an affair. It's common for investigation companies to get requests from suspicious husbands and wives wanting their spouse followed. The cheating partner investigator you hire will be discreet and use special surveillance equipment to gather any evidence you need. Get in touch with one of our Florida investigation agencies to discuss your case. LEARN MORE: Hiring Cheating Spouse Investigators.

Q. Where can I find a local private investigator near me in Florida?

A. The majority of private detective agencies you will find located in the major towns and cities of Florida such as Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, Port St. Lucie, Cape Coral, Tallahassee and Fort Lauderdale. You can find your local investigation company in these areas. However, the best place to find a private investigator in Florida is here. Search for your local Florida private investigator here.

Q. How do I hire a private Investigator in Florida?

A. If you've come to the decision to hire a Florida investigator then that's the first step in the hiring process. The next step is to just reach out to an agency or individual investigator you like the sound of and ask them what you want to know. Make a list of questions you want to ask them before making contact. Also check our hiring tips and advice page for questions to ask. First and foremost though, make sure they are licensed. Contact one of our listed Florida investigator firms above to help you get started. LEARN MORE: How to Go About Hiring a Private Investigator.

Q. Where can I find more information on hiring private detectives in FL?

A. We have an extensive resource of in-depth articles that answer questions and concerns about using investigation agencies for various reasons. These will hopefully answer any further questions you have, or if not, you can contact one of our listed Florida investigation companies above. LEARN MORE: Hiring a Private Detective.

Private Investigation Services in Florida

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 Florida 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 Florida investigators to enquire about their local services, or find out more about private investigator services here.

Law Firms Needing a Florida Legal Investigator

If you are a law firm, lawyer or attorney looking for a legal investigator in Florida we can help you. Using a licensed private investigator, that is trained and experienced in preparing cases for trials can be very beneficial. A Florida legal investigator can help with your case load by gathering information and evidence for you that can advance your legal theories for your case. As well as having knowledge of legal procedure; a private investigator can carry out surveillance, background checks, conduct witness interviews pertaining to your case and more. Contact one of our Florida private investigators to assist you.

Insurance Companies Needing a Florida Insurance Investigator

Are you an insurance company looking for a Florida insurance investigator? A private investigator can help gather the required evidence necessary for insurance firms to pursue criminal or civil court actions for insurance fraudsters. A Florida insurance fraud investigator can assist in proving false insurance claims, exaggerated illness and injury claims, staged vehicle accident claims and home break-ins, etc. Contact one of our licensed Florida private investigators for assistance.

Companies Needing a Florida Corporate Investigator

If you are a company owner or executive looking for a Florida corporate investigator then we can help. A corporate investigator is an asset to your company or organization who can uncover problems in the workplace such as staff dishonesty, security breaches, irregular financial cover-ups, corporate espionage by a competitor and more. A business owner should never underestimate what unknowingly occurs to their business by disloyal employees. A private investigator working in your company, maybe as an undercover staff member, is able to discover some of the most severe crimes being committed. Contact one of our Florida private investigations firms to see how they can assist you.

How to Become a Private Investigator in Florida

We have created this section to assist those who are interested in becoming a private investigator in Florida State and want to move into the career of private investigations in Florida. We have listed some necessary information you need to know with relevant links to helpful resources, for starting a career as a Florida private detective. You can also read our in-depth guide which covers the whole process of becoming a private investigator.

What are the Florida private investigator licensing requirements?

The State of Florida requires all private investigators to be licensed. The licensing requirements for a candidate include a minimum age, no disqualifying criminal history, having 2 years experience, a good moral character, no history of drugs, alcohol or mental illness. To apply for a Florida PI license you will need to go through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. You can find out more about Florida private investigator licensing here.

What is the salary of a Florida private investigator?

To find out what the average salary of private investigator earns in Florida you can go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website. The BLS gives the average hourly rate and yearly wage of private investigators and detectives in Florida State. This can give you some indication of what you could earn if you decide to move into private investigations as a career.

Where can I find private investigator jobs in Florida?

If you are already a licensed Florida investigator wanting a job change then search our investigator jobs board for recently listed jobs in your area. We have joined with Indeed to provide the latest and best well paid available investigator jobs and positions in Florida.
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