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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 nearby 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 Private Investigators Near You

We have some of the best Texas private investigation companies listed in our directory, offering a range of professional 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 Texas PIs


Q. How much does a private investigator cost in Texas?

A. 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. LEARN MORE: How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Private Investigator.

Q. Does a Texas private investigator need a license?

A. 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?

A. 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. LEARN MORE: Private Investigator Background Check.

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

A. 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. LEARN MORE: Hire a Private Detective to Find Someone.

Q. Can I use a Texas private investigator for a child custody case?

A. 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?

A. 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. LEARN MORE: Hiring a Private Detective for a Cheating Spouse.

Q. Where can I find a local private investigator near me in Texas?

A. The majority of private detective agencies you will find located in the major towns and cities of Texas such as Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, El Paso, Arlington, Corpus Christi, Plano and Laredo. You can find your local investigation company in these areas. However, the best place to find a private investigator in Texas is here. Search for your local Texas private investigator here.

Q. How do I hire a Texas private investigator?

A. 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. LEARN MORE: How to Hire a PI.

Q. Where can I find more information on hiring private detectives in TX?

A. We have an extensive resource of in-depth articles that answer questions and concerns about using investigation agencies for various reasons. These will hopefully answer any further questions you have, or if not, you can contact one of our listed Texas investigation companies above. LEARN MORE: Private Detective Hiring Tips.

Private Investigation Services in Texas

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

Personal Investigations
Corporate Investigations
Legal Investigation Services
Insurance Fraud Investigations
Forensic Investigations
Bug Sweeping and Detection
Background Checks
Missing Persons / Skip Tracing
Relationship Investigations
Asset Search Investigations
Criminal Investigations
Accident Investigations
Online Investigations
Covert Surveillance
Child Custody
GPS Tracking
Process Serving
Spousal Infidelity
Computer Forensics / Monitoring
Retail / Loss Prevention
Criminal Defense
Debtor Locates
Theft / Fraud Investigations
Public Records and Research
Witness Statements
Personal Injury Claims
Hidden Spy Equipment

There are many investigative services available in Texas that covers pretty much any situation you can think of. If you suspect cheating, worried about your nanny, being bullied in the workplace, involved in abuse, criminal activities; you name it, a private investigator can help you face any difficulty you have. Contact one of our listed Texas investigation companies to enquire about their local services, or find out more about private investigator services here.
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