When you would like to indent your doubts or meet legal problems, hire a private investigator to help you is a good choice, but you must face an important problem before entrust a private investigator, that is, how to make sure that the private investigator is qualified to your problem? Following steps will help you and give you some advice.
Firstly, you must know about what’s your need. Why would you need to hire a private investigator? Perhaps, you need a private investigator to find missing family members or even dig up information in a lawsuit. Private investigators can also be used to monitor the activities of individuals such as in the case of a divorce where adultery is suspected. If you need information, and have been unable to find it yourself, a private investigator might have the resources and skills to find the information for you.
Secondly, learn about the investigator. A good Investigator – by definition, one who is honest, capable and acts professionally – could be one of the most important and valuable business relationships that you ever establish. Conversely, retaining an Investigator who is not capable of skillfully and honestly conducting the investigation for which he has been retained could cost a client money, reputation, or worse.
Thirdly, Verifying License Status of the personal investigator. The most important step in retaining an Investigator is verifying that he or she is legally permitted to provide investigative services. In nearly every U.S. State and Canadian province, a person intending to act as a “Private Detective” or “Private Investigator” must (usually) pass a background and character investigation, must complete a test or review of their qualifications and experience, and must obtain a special license.
Last, enquire the Investigative fees. Investigators typically charge an hourly rate, plus reimbursement of expenses directly related to your case. Reimbursable expenses might include airfare, hotel bills, vehicle mileage, vehicle rental, gasoline, tolls, telephone calls and payments to sources of information (confidential or otherwise).
If all above is accord with your require, you can employ her/him.