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


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


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Find Local Virginia Private Investigators Near You

We have some of the best Virginia private investigator companies listed in our directory, offering a range of investigation and detective 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 Virginia PIs


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

A. We checked with 9 Virginia private detective agencies to find what the average cost per hour for investigative services in the State is. The average fee you can expect to pay for a private investigator in Virginia is around $69.00 an hour. Contact one of our listed private investigators in Virginia above to find out what they charge for services. Here is some more information on costs to hire a private investigator. LEARN MORE: Costs to Hire a Private Investigator.

Q. Does a Virginia private investigator need a license?

A. Yes. The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services oversees private investigator licensure in Virginia State. If you plan on hiring a private detective for any reason; be certain they are licensed.

Q. Can I get a background check in Virginia by a private investigator?

A. Yes. Background check services are offered by most private investigation companies. If you need to screen your potential employees, or you want to check a nanny's background; contact a Virginia private investigator above to run a background check for you. You can also find out more information here on private investigator background checks. LEARN MORE: Private Investigator Background Check.

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

A. Yes. Private detectives often get hired to locate missing people in Virginia State. If you need to find a missing family member, biological parent or child, track somebody down owing you money, or locate an heir, an investigator can use their knowledge of public and semi-public records and tracing skills to find them. Contact a Virginia private investigation firm above about their missing person services. You can find more details here on hiring a private investigator to trace someone. LEARN MORE: Hire a Private Investigator to Find Someone.

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

A. Yes. Private investigators are often used in Virginia child custody cases and are usually hired through lawyers and attorneys. You can however contact and hire a private detective agency yourself to assist you with gathering supportive evidence for a pending child custody hearing. Get in touch with one of our listed Virginia private investigators above to go over your case.

Q. Can I hire a Virginia private investigator to catch a cheating spouse?

A. Yes. Infidelity investigations in Virginia are quite common for private detectives to get involved in. If you live in Virginia and suspect your wife, husband, or life-long partner to be cheating on you, hiring a local private investigation company will be able to assist in proving or disproving infidelity. Contact one of our nearby private detectives in Virginia above to discuss your case in confidence. You can also find out more here on hiring an investigator for a cheating spouse. LEARN MORE: Hire a Private Investigator for a Cheating Spouse.

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

A. It's always best to use a local private investigator near you in Virginia. You will find most PI firms are based in and around the major cities and large towns such as Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Richmond, Arlington, Newport News, Alexandria, Hamn, Roanoke and Portsmouth. These are the main areas to start your search. You can also find a licensed Virginia private investigator listed here above. Search for your local Virginia private investigator here.

Q. How do I hire a private investigator in Virginia?

A. Some important points to remember and check with an investigation company before hiring them; make sure they are licensed to operate, do they provide the service you need and what experience in your case type do they have, also how much do they cost. Contact one of our listed Virginia private investigators and ask them about their services and fees. LEARN MORE: How to Hire a Private Investigator.

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

A. Besides the questions and answers we have here, we have other detailed articles that answer many common questions people have concerning hiring a private eye's services. If you don't find the answers you are looking for then contact one of our locally listed Virginia private investigation firms above for help. LEARN MORE: Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator.

Private Investigation Services in Virginia

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

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

There are many investigation services available in Virginia that deals with most difficult situations you can think of. Not sure about the person you just hired, being stalked, accused of a crime you didn't do; in circumstances such as these you need the services of private detective. Call one of our nearby Virginia private investigators and find out how their investigation services can benefit you, or find out more about private investigator services here.
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