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Texas Private Investigator

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


We are in the serious business of aiding local Texas businesses, law firms, and private individuals, make the right choices in finding and hiring the right Texas private investigator for them. When looking to hire a private investigator or private detective in Texas State for a business or personal matter, we will guide you through the process.


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Find Local Texas Investigation Companies

We have some of the best Texas private investigation companies 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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AAAAA Private Investigator - Texas Private Investigator
Katy, Texas TX
Walter Busby is a licensed private investigator in Texas providing quality investigative services to individuals, law firms and businesses. View our profile for more information.
ICU Investigations - Texas Private Investigator
Houston, Texas TX
We are a professional and resourceful agency, dedicated in getting the results you need. Our licensed agents are bilingual in English and Spanish and have exceptional skills in their respective fields.
Joseph David LaBeau Investigations - Texas Private Investigator
Harlingen, Texas TX
I've been a private investigator for many years assisting businesses and ordinary people resolve all manner of difficulty. Whatever problem you face I know you will be glad you came to me.
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Texas Private Investigator Q&As

Q. What are the private investigator fees in Texas?
We checked with 8 companies to find the average fee to hire a Texas private investigator in the State. The average cost you should expect to pay for an investigator in Texas is $91.00 per hour. Remember that some investigation services will be a set fee rather than an hourly fee. For a more accurate price, get in touch with one of our listed Texas private investigators to find out what they charge.

Q. Does a Texas private investigator need a license?
Yes they do. Private investigators in Texas State are licensed and regulated by the Texas Department of Public Safety's Private Security Bureau. Just so you know, the Private Security Act (Chapter 1702, Texas Occupations Code) states: "It is a violation of the Texas Occupations Code to advertise, solicit business, bid on contracts or perform any investigative services without being properly licensed. Violations can result in administrative and civil penalties as well as criminal filings against the violator".

Q. Can a Texas private investigator run a background check for me?
Yes. If you want a Texas background check done for the State you can use a Texas private investigator that knows the relevant background check laws and has the appropriate PI license for the State. A private detective can conduct criminal background checks, employment checks, and childcare worker checks for the State. If you need a background check then contact one of our listed Texas detective agencies above.

Q. Can a private investigator help me find someone in Texas?
Yes. All private investigators are usually trained and experienced to find people - Texas missing persons investigators are no different. Hiring a Texas private investigator to locate someone for you within the State borders is better than hiring an outside-State-company because they may not know the State records and procedures as well as a local investigation company. Contact one of our licensed Texas missing person investigators above to locate a missing person in Texas.

Q. How do I hire a Texas private investigator?
Hiring a Texas detective agency is very simple. One thing you must check is that the agency or investigator you intend to hire has a valid PI license for the State. You can also check online for reviews to satisfy yourself and read the hiring tips on our website for more information. You can get started by contacting one of our qualified Texas investigation companies above.

Q. Can I use a Texas private investigator for a child custody case?
Yes. A Texas child custody investigator will look for abuse and negligence concerning the child or children involved. The investigator can also work with lawyers to build an evidential basis for legal proceedings of a child custody hearing. If you are involved in a legal battle over your child then use one of our listed Texas private investigation firms to help you.

Q. Can I hire a private investigator to catch my cheating partner in Texas?
Yes. Many people hire Texas investigators and detectives to uncover cheating in a relationship. It's not always easy or comfortable to hire someone to follow your husband or wife, but sometimes it's needed. A private detective can track your partner using technology or just by keeping them under surveillance. Contact a Texas private detective above to see how they can help you.

Law Firms Looking for Texas Legal Investigators

Are you an attorney or law firm that needs the services of a Texas private investigator? Maybe you need process served on someone in Texas, or need to locate a beneficiary or witness, or need to hire a legal investigator in Texas that knows the local records systems. Well, we have professional licensed private detectives listed in our directory that have assisted many law firms with their legal cases. Contact one of our listed Texas legal investigators above to help work on your case.

Insurance Companies Looking for Texas Insurance Investigators

Are you are an insurance firm looking for a Texas insurance investigator? Our listed private investigators have experience in dealing with many varieties of insurance fraud cases in Texas including; policy holder, consumer and healthcare provider fraud, disability and compensation payouts. If you require assistance of an insurance investigation company in Texas then get in touch with one of our listed Texas private investigators above.

Corporate Businesses Looking for Texas Corporate Investigators

Are you a company looking for a Texas corporate investigator? Perhaps you are experiencing some kind of internal employee business fraud. Whatever your company is undergoing a Texas private investigator can help. A corporate investigator has the skills to conduct employee background checks, find debtors, or uncover boardroom spying devices and much more. Contact one of our listed private detectives in Texas to see what they can do for you.
How to Become a Private Investigator in Texas
We often get asked about the procedure of becoming a private investigator in Texas so have created this short guide to answer some of the common questions. Aside from this short guide, you can read this extensive guide on how to become a private investigator that has more in-depth information.

What are the Texas private investigator license requirements?
In Texas, private investigator licensing comes under the umbrella of the Private Security profession and is regulated by The Department of Public Safety. Here you can find all the relevant private investigator licensing information you need.

What is a private investigator's salary in Texas?
If you want to know the average yearly and hourly salary for a private investigator in Texas you can check this resource from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Where can I find a Texas private investigator jobs?
Working as a private investigator in Texas State can be very rewarding. If you are looking for a job in this field we have a number of job listing for Texas. Search here for private investigation job openings.
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