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Massachusetts Private Investigators

Private Investigator Massachusetts

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


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


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Find Local Massachusetts Investigation Companies

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

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American Investigative Services - Massachusetts Private Investigator
Brookline, Massachusetts MA
We are a licensed investigations firm offering you a comprehensive and professional investigation service coupled with personal attention to your case. I wait to hear from you.
MTS Investigations - Private Investigator Massachusetts MA
Waltham, Massachusetts MA
MTS Investigations is a highly motivated professional investigative firm with many years experience and dedicated to achieving positive results for its clients. Get in touch to see how we can assist you.
Suburban Detective Agency - Massachusetts Private Detective
South Walpole, Massachusetts MA
Suburban uses old school investigative techniques to conduct investigations. Suburban goes to the source; interviewing witnesses, victims, and others, to find people and information you need.
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Private Investigator Massachusetts Q&As

Q. How much does a private investigator cost in Massachusetts?
You can expect to pay an average of $78.00 per hour of a private investigator in Massachusetts. This figure is based on 9 investigation companies we cross-checked with across the State. This is an average hourly price but some services are a set-fee rather than hourly - so keep that in mind. You should contact one of our listed private investigators in Massachusetts to get a more accurate price.

Q. Are Massachusetts private investigators licensed?
Yes they are. Licensing of private investigators in Massachusetts is carried out by the Massachusetts State Police Certification Unit. The Certification Unit performs the task of licensing private investigators under the General Laws Chapter 147 Sections 22-30. Section 23 states: "No person shall engage in, advertise or hold himself out as being engaged in, nor solicit private detective business or the business of watch, guard or patrol agency, notwithstanding the name or title used in describing such business, unless licensed for such purpose as provided in section twenty-five".

Q. Can I get a Massachusetts background check by a private investigator?
Yes. Background checks is one of the many investigation services offered by Massachusetts detective agencies. Using a mixture of the most up to date information, advanced skills and techniques as well as the latest technology; you can get a very comprehensive background check in Massachusetts, by a private investigator. If you need a background check then contact one of our listed Massachusetts private detectives.

Q. Can a private detective help me find someone in Massachusetts?
Yes. A Massachusetts private detective will know the local State laws, records systems and procedures in obtaining information to help locate someone in Massachusetts State. So, if you are looking for a lost family member, childhood friend, witness, or someone who owes you money then contact one of our listed Massachusetts detective agencies to help you.

Q. How do I hire a private investigator in Massachusetts?
Hiring a Massachusetts private investigator is quite easy. You will need to make sure you have a good set of questions ready to ask them so you know you've hired the right one. You should also check they are fully licensed for the State and ask for references. To get started contact one of our qualified Massachusetts investigators listed above.

Q. I have a child custody case in Massachusetts. Can a private investigator help?
Yes. If you're involved in a child custody dispute in Massachusetts, then a private investigator can help you build crucial evidence to aid in supporting your custody battle. Family Courts can be a tough battleground with both sides making their case; so you should be prepared with hard evidence that can make an impact during a custody hearing. Contact one of our listed Massachusetts private investigators to help you start building your court evidence.

Q. Should I use a private investigator to catch my cheating partner?
Yes. If you live in Massachusetts State and suspect your partner is cheating on you then use a private investigator to find out for you. A Massachusetts investigation company will be able to give you an answer one way or another, by using technologies such as tracking devices or good old fashioned surveillance work. You can get photographic proof of your cheating spouse by contacting one of our licensed Massachusetts investigation companies above.

Law Firms Looking for Legal Investigators in Massachusetts

Are you in need of a Massachusetts legal investigator? As an attorney you will have very specific needs, which is why instructing a private investigator that can follow your guidelines to the letter is of paramount importance. There are huge benefits in using a legal investigator on cases that are being prepared to go to trial - whether civil or criminal. Surveillance, locating witnesses, background checks, interviews and statement taking, asset searches; are among numerous attorney services offered by private investigators. Contact one of our professional Massachusetts investigators for assistance on your legal case.

Massachusetts Insurance Investigators for Insurance Firms

Are you searching for an insurance investigator in Massachusetts? Our listed investigation firms have been providing insurance companies with cost effective insurance claims investigations throughout Massachusetts State for many years. Whether staged accidents, false disability or compensation claims; a private investigator can provide the precise facts to accurately evaluate any reported losses. Contact one of our listed Massachusetts investigation companies about their insurance investigation services.

Companies Looking for Massachusetts Corporate Investigators

Are you looking for a corporate investigator in Massachusetts? We have very competent investigators listed here that have experience in dealing with all types of corporate investigations for example; confidentiality and trade secret breaches, employee screening, internal theft or embezzlement by staff, corporate espionage through the use of bugging devices and more. If you are a business owner or responsible for the integrity of a business then you should know a private investigator can help you. Get in touch with one of our private investigators in Massachusetts to help you untangle a web in your company.
How to Become a Private Investigator in Massachusetts
If you are interested in becoming a Massachusetts private investigator then we have created this summarized resource just for you. Here you will find relevant websites and information regarding starting a career as an investigator in Massachusetts. We have also created an article "How to Become a Private Investigator" that goes into greater detail.

What are the private investigator Massachusetts license requirements?
PI licensing is controlled by the Massachusetts State Police Certification Unit and to obtain private investigator license in Massachusetts you will need to attain certain character criteria and have been working for 3 years in related work. You can see more information here on the MA State website on PI licensing.

What is a private investigator's salary in Massachusetts?
Salary is a main concern for anyone looking for a new job and working as a private investigator in Massachusetts is no different. If you want to get an idea of the average pay for an investigator you can search the Bureau of Labor Statistics which will give you a breakdown of the yearly and hourly wage for Massachusetts private detectives.

Where can I find private investigator jobs in Massachusetts?
Massachusetts has its fair share of vacant investigation jobs that need filling with the right candidates. If you have been working as an investigator or detective in the State you have a good chance of security a job opening. We have the latest up-to-the-minute private investigator jobs listed on our private investigator jobs board. Search now!
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