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


We are in the serious business of assisting local businesses, law firms, and private individuals in Washington State, make the right choice when hiring a Washington private investigator. When looking to hire a nearby private investigation firm or local detective agency in Washington for a business or personal matter, we can guide you through the process.


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Find Local Washington Private Investigators Near You

We have some of the best Washington private investigation firms listed in our directory, offering a range of private investigator services covering: Fraud, Theft, Matrimonial, Infidelity, Divorce, 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 Washington PIs


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

A. We checked the prices of 6 private investigation companies in Washington State to find an average cost an hour for investigative services. The average price you can expect to pay for a Washington private detective is $103.00 an hour. This is an average and fees will change between agencies. Contact one of our listed private investigators in Washington to find out what their service costs are. LEARN MORE: Costs to Hire a Private Investigator.

Q. Does a Washington private investigator need a license?

A. Yes. PI licenses in Washington State are issued through the Washington State Department of Licensing. So if you anticipate or you are about to start looking to hire a private investigator for any reason; make sure they are licensed.

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

A. Yes. Private detectives and investigators are often used for conducting background checks in Washington. Background screening services usually include criminal records checks, past and current address verification, employment history, education and qualifications verifications, financial status and more. Message one of our listed Washington private investigation companies about their background check services. LEARN MORE: Private Investigator Background Checks.

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

A. Yes. Private investigators are often used to locate people who have gone missing in Washington State. If you need to find a family member who has disappeared such as a runaway teen, or you need to locate someone who owes you money, or find an heir or witness, a detective agency can help you find them. Contact a local Washington private detective above about their missing person services. LEARN MORE: Hiring Private Investigators to Trace People.

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

A. Yes. Private detectives and investigators are often used in Washington custody cases involving children; however they are usually hired through law firms. You can though hire a private investigation firm yourself to help you build your case for child custody. A private investigator can help you gather pertinent evidential support that can be used in the Family Courts. Message one of our listed Washington private detective agencies above to go over your case.

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

A. Yes. It's an unfortunate thing but cheating partner investigations are a common service for investigators. If you reside in Washington and suspect your long-term partner, husband or wife is cheating, a nearby private investigator will be able to find out for sure and provide you with documentary and photographic evidence of infidelity. For a confidential consultation, contact a local Washington private investigator above. LEARN MORE: Hiring a Private Investigator for a Cheating Partner.

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

A. It's always good to hire a local private detective near you in Washington rather than an out of State investigator. You will find most investigation companies are situated in and around the main cities and larger towns of Washington such as Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue, Kent, Everett, Spokane Valley, Renton and Federal Way. These are the main places to look. You can also find a licensed private investigation firm in Washington above. Search for your local Washington private investigator here.

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

A. Some important things to check with an investigator before taking them on are; do they provide the service you need, how much do they cost, and most importantly make sure they are licensed. Contact one of our listed Washington private investigators to ask about their investigation services and costs. LEARN MORE: How to Hire a Private Investigator.

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

A. Besides the questions and answers here on this page we have other detailed articles relating to hiring and using private detectives. If you can't find the answers you need then directly contact one of our listed private investigators in Washington above. They will be able to answer your questions. LEARN MORE: Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator.

Private Investigation Services in Washington

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

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

There are numerous investigation services available in Washington that covers many difficult circumstances you can think of. Concerned about someone you just hired, being bullied or stalked, accused of some crime; in situations like these the services of a private detective are invaluable. Call one of our local Washington private investigators to find out how their investigator services can assist you, or find out more about private investigation services here.
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