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

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How much does a private investigator cost in Rhode Island?

A. The cost of a Rhode Island private investigator, based on our average calculation of 10 agencies, expect to pay around $72.00 an hour. This hourly rate is an average price per hour and will fluctuate between companies as well as types of services.

Q. Do private investigators need a license in Rhode Island?

A. Yes. Currently, Rhode Island doesn't have a state-level requirement for licensing but private investigators have to acquire a license from the city or town in which they will be working. The requirements are different for each city, and the applications are done through the city clerk's office.

Q. Can I get a Rhode Island background check by a private investigator?

A. Yes. If you need a background check on an individual living in Rhode Island, or on an organization or company in the State, a private investigator will offer such services. An investigation company will provide you with a detailed background report of which you can make informed decisions. Background information will include such data as education, qualifications, employment history, addresses, credit rating and of course criminal records. Contact a private investigator in Rhode Island about background screening services.

Q. Can a private investigator help me find someone in Rhode Island?

A. Yes. A detective agency can help you find someone in Rhode Island. A large part of an investigator's work is based on find people for law firms, companies, and individuals for various reasons; whether or not they want to be found. If you want to find someone who owes money, a family member, friend, witness to a crime; contact one of our local Rhode Island private detectives.

Q. Should I hire a Rhode Island private investigator for a child custody case?

A. Yes. Investigations on Rhode Island child custody cases are a fairly common service for a private detective to be involved in. A private investigation company can gather and build supportive court evidence to give you an edge over custody of a child. Contact a private detective in Rhode Island about your child custody case.

Q. Can a Rhode Island private investigator help me catch a cheating spouse?

A. Yes. An investigator will use special surveillance methods to follow your partner around, sometimes using a covert vehicle tracker, which will help to establish if they are being unfaithful. A local investigation firm is best as they will know the local bars, clubs, and hotels where cheating couples may visit. Contact a private investigation company in Rhode Island to discuss your case.

Q. Where can I find a local Rhode Island private investigator near me?

A. You will find the majority of private detectives in Rhode Island operate from the State's main cities and larger towns such as Providence, Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, Newport, Central Falls, Westerly and Valley Falls. If you want to hire a local private investigator in your area, these are the main places you will find them. You can also find a Rhode Island private investigation firm listed here.

Q. How do I hire a private investigator in Rhode Island?

A. There are a number of things to check during the process of hiring a private eye in RI; do they provide the service you need, their costs, making sure they are licensed, etc. The best thing for you to do is write down any questions you want answered and then contact all local investigation firms in your area; and using your questions, find one which you like. Start your search here for a licensed private investigator in Rhode Island.

Q. Where can I find more information on hiring private investigators in RI?

A. We have created a number of in-depth articles that answer a lot of questions on using a private investigator's services. If you cannot find the answers you are looking for then please message one of our listed Rhode Island private detectives for help.
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