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Private Investigators in Ohio


Ohio Private Investigators

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


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


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We have some of the best Ohio private investigation firms listed in our directory, offering a range of 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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Chagrin Solutions - Ohio Private Investigator
Findlay, Ohio OH
Chagrin Solutions is a private investigation firm with over 100 years of combined investigative, security and personal protection services experience, so you are in good hands.
Quest Associates of Ohio - Private Investigator Ohio
Cincinnati, Ohio OH
We're a full-service investigative agency offering a wide range of services. Discretion and confidentiality are imperative, and you can be assured that you will receive just that.
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Information Guide on Ohio Private Investigators

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            Questions and Answers on Ohio PIs

            Q. How much does a private investigator cost in Ohio?
            A. The cost of an Ohio private detective varies from agency to agency but on average you should expect to be charged about $93.00 per hour. This average hourly rate is based on 5 private investigation companies and would exclude investigative services that are charged at a flat fee rather than hourly rate. To get a quote, contact a nearby private investigator in Ohio. Find out more about the costs to hire a private investigator.

            Q. Do private investigators in Ohio need a license?
            A. Yes. Private investigator licenses are issued by the Private Investigators and Security Services of the Ohio Department of Public Safety. So, before taking on the services of an Ohio private investigation company check they operate with a license that is valid. Get in touch with one of our licensed Ohio private investigators about their services.

            Q. Can I get an Ohio background check by a private investigator?
            A. Yes. If you need a background check in Ohio on an individual, company or organization, a private investigator can provide you with a comprehensive background report listing criminal, educational, employment and financial data, as well as previous addresses and more. Background checks by private investigators can also include physical background investigations where needed. Contact a listed Ohio private detective agency for details. Here's more on private investigator background checks.

            Q. Can a private investigator help me find someone in Ohio?
            A. Yes. If you need to locate someone in Ohio who is missing such as a member of your family, an old friend, a witness, heir or someone who owes money; a private detective agency can help. Private detectives know public and semi-public records that help in finding people who are missing. Contact a private investigator in Ohio about their services. Here's more information on hiring a private investigator to locate someone.

            Q. Should I hire a private investigator in Ohio for a child custody case?
            A. Yes. If you are in a divorce battle fighting for child custody in Ohio, a private investigation company can assist you greatly by building vitally important evidence that supports your case in court. Detective agencies help with all manner of children cases including child custody, child support and child custody modification cases. Contact your local Ohio private investigation company to go over your case with you.

            Q. Can an Ohio private detective help me catch a cheating spouse?
            A. Yes. Using surveillance and tracking equipment, a private detective can discreetly follow your partner across the State taking photos or video of them cheating. If you suspect your wife, husband, or long-term partner of being unfaithful you should hire a private investigator to find out for you. Contact a nearby private investigator in Ohio for help. You can also find out more here concerning hiring private investigators for catching cheating spouses.

            Q. Where can I find a local private investigator near me in Ohio?
            A. You will find most of the Ohio private investigation firms are generally located in the major towns and cities across the State such as Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron, Dayton, Parma, Canton, Youngstown and Lorain. If you are looking for a local private investigator near you in Ohio you should look in these local places. You can also find a nearby Ohio private investigator here.

            Q. How do I hire a private investigator in Ohio?
            A. The best thing to do is write down the questions you want to ask a private detective; questions about their background, their detective services, and how they can help your situation. Then you should do some local internet searches to find all private investigation firm in your area. Contact each of these companies, asking your questions, to find a private eye you like. You should start with our listed Ohio investigation firms above. Here's more on how to hire a good private investigator.

            Q. Where can I find more information on hiring private detectives in OH?
            A. We have put together many detailed articles on this website to answer as many questions as we can about using private investigators. We hope these articles will provide you with the answers you need, if they don't, please contact one of our listed licensed private investigators in Ohio for assistance. You can find out more here about hiring private investigators.
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