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Private Investigator West Virginia

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We are in the serious business of helping local West Virginia citizens, businesses, and law firms; make the right choices in finding and hiring the right West Virginia private investigator. Whether you are looking to hire a local private investigator near you in West Virginia 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 West Virginia private investigator agencies listed in our directory, offering a range of investigative 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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Frequently Asked Questions

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

A. We checked the prices of 9 firms in West Virginia to get an average cost per hour for investigation services. For a West Virginia private investigator you can expect to pay an average fee of $83.00 an hour. This price is variable depending on the company and service required.

Q. Does a West Virginia private investigator need a license?

A. Yes. The West Virginia Secretary of State's Licensing Division handles all matters relating to licensing of private investigators and detectives.

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

A. Yes. Private investigators and detectives are often contacted to conduct background checks in West Virginia. Background screening services can be done on individuals or organizations and you will receive a detailed report that can include criminal records, address verification, employment history, educational and qualification verification, credit status and more. Contact one of our listed private detectives in West Virginia regarding their background screening services.

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

A. Yes. Locating people in West Virginia who have gone missing is a big part of a private investigators job. Often they are called upon to find heirs, witnesses, runaway teens, debtors, family, old friends, and even pets. If you need to locate someone, a private detective can help you trace them. Contact a local private investigation firm in West Virginia and ask about their tracing services.

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

A. Yes. Investigation companies have been crucial in successful West Virginia custody cases involving children. You can hire a private investigator personally or go through you Family Law lawyer. A private investigator working on your side can gather important evidence that will support your side of the argument in court. Message one of our listed West Virginia detective agencies above to discuss your case.

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

A. Yes. Infidelity investigations are a common service asked for from private investigators. If you reside in West Virginia and believe your husband, wife, or partner is cheating, using a private investigation company will be able to find out for sure, as well as provide you with photographic evidence. For a confidential consultation, contact a nearby West Virginia private investigator above.

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

A. It's always good to hire a local private investigator in your area rather than an out of State investigator. You will find that most private investigation firms in the State are based in the main towns and cities of West Virginia such as Charleston, Huntington, Morgantown, Parkersburg, Wheeling, Fairmont, Weirton, Martinsburg, Beckley and Clarksburg. These are the main areas to start looking. You can also find a licensed private investigator in West Virginia above.

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

A. Hiring a private eye in West Virginia is pretty easy but you will initially want to ask if they provide the service you need, how much they charge, and more importantly make sure they are licensed. Contact one of our West Virginia private detectives near you to ask about their services and costs.

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

A. Besides the questions and answers on this page we have other articles that answer questions on using private detective agencies. If you can't find the answers you need then get in touch with one of our listed West Virginia investigators above. They will be able to answer your questions.
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