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Private Investigators in New York


New York Private Investigators

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


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


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We have some of the best New York private investigator firms listed in our directory, offering a range of professional investigative 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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ICORP investigations - New York Private Investigator
New York, NY
ICORP Investigations is an industry leader in investigations and surveillance services. We are here to assist you in any type of investigations so please get in touch to find out how.
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Questions and Answers on New York PIs

Q. How much does a private investigator cost in New York?
A. The cost of a private investigator in New York will be an average of $74.00 per hour. This average rate is based on 8 private investigation firms and detective agencies that we checked across New York State. Keep in mind that this hourly fee is an average cost and that some services have a set-fee rather than hourly. You should get in touch with one of our local New York private investigators to get a more precise cost. Find out more about how much it costs to hire a private investigator.

Q. Do private investigators in New York need a license?
A. Yes they do. The management of licensing private investigators in New York State is by the Department of State, Division of Licensing Services in accordance with Article 7, General Business Law. Any New York private detective or private investigator working without a valid license in New York shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor. So check to see the investigator you plan on hiring has a valid license. You can also perform a New York private investigator license search to check a license.

Q. Can I get a New York State background check by a private investigator?
A. Yes. A private investigator can run a background check in New York for you in accordance with current background checking laws for New York State. A private detective or investigator can search the State's public and criminal records to perform individual or employment background screening. If you need to check on someone's background you should contact one of our listed New York detective agencies to assist you. Find out more about a private investigator background check.

Q. Can a private investigator in New York help me find a missing person?
A. Yes. New York private detectives will know NY State's regulations on obtaining public and semi-public information to locate missing people, including debtors. They will know the locations of State records not available on the internet, such as county court records. Contact one of our listed New York investigators to help you find someone. Find out more about hiring a private investigator to find someone.

Q. Can I hire a New York private investigator for a child custody case?
A. Yes. If you have a child custody case in New York, a private investigator can help you build the vital supportive evidence you will need. A private investigator can also assist you with child support and custody modification cases. The Family Courts can be a battleground with both parties arguing their case; so to be prepared you need to build hard evidence that can positively impact your case during a custody hearing. Get in touch with one of our listed private investigators in New York to help you build your custody case.

Q. Can a private investigator in New York help me catch my cheating spouse?
A. Yes. If you suspect your partner is cheating in New York State you can certainly hire a private investigator to find out for you. A detective agency will be able to follow your spouse around as well as use investigative technologies such as tracking devices to find out if they are indeed cheating. You can get video or photographic proof of your suspected cheating spouse by contacting one of our licensed New York investigators. Find out more about hiring a private detective for a cheating partner.

Q. Where can I find a local private investigator near me in New York?
A. The majority of private detective agencies you will find located in the major towns and cities of New York such as New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse, Albany, New Rochelle, Cheektowaga, Mount Vernon and Schenectady. You can find your local investigation company in these areas. However, the best place to find a private investigator in New York is here.

Q. How do I hire a New York private investigator?
A. Hiring a private investigator in New York is simple. You will need to build a list of questions you want to ask so you know you've hired the right one for your case. You should also check they are fully licensed for the State and ask for references. To get started contact one of our listed New York private investigations companies listed above. Find out more about how to hire a private detective.

Q. Where can I find more information on hiring private detectives in NY?
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 New York investigation companies above. Find out more about hiring a private investigator.
Private Investigation Services in New York
The following is a list of some of the types of investigative services available.

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

There are many investigative services available in New York 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 New York detective agencies to enquire about their local services, or find out more about investigator services here.

New York Legal Investigators for Law Firms

Do you need a local New York legal investigator? As a lawyer or attorney you will more than likely have very specific needs, which is why it is of great importance to instruct a private investigator that can clearly follow your guidelines. There are many benefits of using a legal investigator to help you prepare and support your criminal or civil trial cases. New York investigator services for law firms include locating and interviewing witnesses, surveillance, background checks, searching for hidden assets, and more. Contact one of our licensed New York investigators to assist in your legal case.

New York Insurance Investigators for Insurance Companies

Are you looking for a local insurance investigator in New York State? Our listed detective agencies and investigators have been providing effective insurance claims investigations throughout New York State for insurance firms for many years. Whether investigating a staged automobile accident, fake compensation or disability claims in New York; a private investigator can help insurance companies gather the facts surrounding an insurance claim to allow for accurate assessments. Contact one of our listed New York private investigation firms about their insurance investigation services.

New York Corporate Investigators for Businesses

Are you looking for a corporate investigator in New York? We have skilled professional investigators listed that have the knowledge and experience in dealing with all manner of corporate investigations, such as; staff embezzlement and internal theft, confidentiality breaches of trade secrets, employee screening, corporate spying and more. If you are a company owner or someone responsible for the integrity of a company then you should know a corporate private investigator can greatly assist you. Contact one of our New York private investigations companies to help you uncover irregularities in your company.
How to Become a Private Investigator in New York
If you want to become a private investigator in New York we have created this summarized resource just for you. Here you will find the relevant information and websites for becoming a private investigator in New York State. You can also find more detailed information here on becoming a private detective.

What are the New York private investigator license requirements?
Licensing for private investigators in New York is carried out by the Department of State, Division of Licensing Services. You must be at least 25 years of age and a principal in the business that is to be licensed. You must have passed the New York State private investigator exam and have either three years experience or three years equivalent position and experience. You will also need to be fingerprinted. You can see more information here on New York PI licensing.

What is a private investigator's salary in New York?
Salary is always an important factor for anyone looking for a new career and working as a private investigator in New York is no different. If you want some idea of the average pay for a New York private investigator you can search the Bureau of Labor Statistics which will give you a yearly and hourly wage breakdown for New York private detectives and investigators.

Where can I find private investigator jobs in New York?
New York has some great investigation job vacancies that need filling with the right job seekers. If you have been working as an investigator or detective in the State you are a good candidate and have a good chance of securing a job opening. Check out the latest New York private investigator jobs listed on our jobs board for investigators and detectives.
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