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Private Investigator Ohio
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 nearby 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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Find Local Ohio Private Investigators Near You

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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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. LEARN MORE: Cost 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.

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. LEARN MORE: 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. LEARN MORE: Hire 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. LEARN MORE: Hiring Private Investigators for 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. Search for your local 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 firms 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. LEARN MORE: 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. LEARN MORE: Tips About Hiring Private Investigators.

Private Investigation Services in Ohio

The following is a list of some of the types of investigative services available.

Covert Surveillance
Personal Investigations
Missing Persons / Skip Tracing
Accident Investigations
Forensic Investigations
Debtor Locates
Retail / Loss Prevention
Hidden Spy Equipment
Computer Forensics / Monitoring
Legal Investigation Services
GPS Tracking
Public Records and Research
Personal Injury Claims
Background Checks
Bug Sweeping and Detection
Child Custody Cases
Theft / Fraud Investigations
Corporate Investigations
Relationship Investigations
Witness Statements / Interviews
Process Serving
Asset Search Investigations
Insurance Fraud Investigations
Criminal Defense
Criminal Investigations
Spousal Infidelity
Online Investigations
There are many investigation services available in Ohio of many types that deal with many problems you can think of. An estranged spouse hiding assets during divorce, huge losses of company stock; in situations like these the services of a private detective are very useful. Message one of our local Ohio private investigators above to find out about their investigation services, or find out more about the services of private investigators here.
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