Frequently Asked Questions
Do we give out the tactics and equipment used for Investigations?
No, that it is called Private Investigations for a reason.
Hiring a Private Investigator for Child Custody Help?
yes, we have won hundreds of cases involving Custody and won people full custody of their children.
Are Private Investigations Illegal?
No, the only way anyone knows you hired us is if you tell them. We give out Zero Information.
Have we Ever Been Caught?
The only time we have ever been caught is when our own client lied telling us they had not conducted surveillance on a person and they had already. This is also a breach of our contract by lying.We can normally tell very fast if this the case as well after years of conducting surveillance.
What do I look for in a Private Investigator?
Experience! first and foremost. Unfortunately there are numerous Private Investigation firms out there with zero real world experience. Anyone can meet some basic requirements to be a Private Investigator Firm then obtain a license. However, people choose us because we have 22 plus years of Law Enforcement Investigative experience to back us up as well as a long list of connections developed in this time with Law Firms, State & Local Law Enforcement Agencies and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.
Why should I hire a Private Investigator?
You live in a world and society where you have been programmed upon facing a problem to clean out your life savings, call the nearest lawyer and basically give him everything you have. Unfortunately, this is not at all how things work. This is why our clients trust us and return to us more than any other investigations firm in Missouri. It is because our business model is to educate you, not just take your money. If you are involved in any issue realize a few things. If involved in any issues or court cases you need evidence. Without it your wasting everyone’s time.
How to Hire a Private Investigator?
It is simple and stress free with us
1.) We send you a safe secure invoice with Terms & Conditions
2.) Pay the Invoice
3.) We Start the Investigation once a professional plan has been devised
4.) Sit back and let us handle it
5.) We provide you with a professional detailed investigated report, photos with date & time stamps, and also any other details we observed during the course of your case that may be helpful.
Do you need a Lawyer?
Yes! absolutely anyone representing them selves in court is off to a very bad start. Law Firms are great for counseling you, handling court formalities, and devising strategies.
Do Lawyers Investigate?
No they certainly are not trained and licensed investigators. People have this notion that Lawyers are the all seeing eye and can do all. Any law firm we work with will be the first to tell you they are only human and their main focus is handling the formalities of court and making sure the system works how it is suppose to. What we are trying to get through to people is yes you need your Lawyer they are great for court. However, if you are going to court armed like most people on he said she said evidence only then you will get the same results as most people. Usually, in cases like Child Custody this would be just getting 50/50 custody.
Is your Lawyer our boss?
No we are a company we have our own bosses and do not answer to any organization such as Police, Law Firms, or anyone else other than the Missouri Board of Private Investigators.
Are we the Best in St. Louis?
We have been in the Law Enforcement 20 years and have handled every case from egged homes to international terrorism at this point. Our real world experience will trump anyone who obtained a pi cert online or college class on private investigations. There are many competitors who advertise as a professional pi firm and take your hard earned money as they play pi on the weekend. Be forewarned, if you are placing the out come of a high end divorce or your child’s custody in the hands of such people you will get what you asked for. Do not shop for the Cheapest PI.
Are results guaranteed with Private Investigation Services?
No, that is why it is called Investigating.
Do I get a refund if nothing is found on my case?
Cost to Hire a Private Investigator ?
We use simple, hassle free Flat Rate Systems.
Does a Private Investigator Help in Cheating Cases?
There is a huge myth Private Detectives evidence of Infidelity does not matter in court cases. We have most certainly changed the tide of court cases by showing the true colors of those involved were lying to the courts, cheating their family out of money, and having affairs.
Why are we the best Private Investigators in St. Louis?
This is very simple. We have the best reviews hands down of any company and have since our opening date of April 2014. We are a fully licensed & insured Private Investigations firm in the State of Missouri.
Do we locate anyone?
No, as a professional and Ethical Investigations Firm we are not a tool for Stalkers or for those setting out to do someone harm or serious physical injury. If such information is developed leading to this the person being located is attempted immediately, our contract is immediately breached, and local & State, and Federal Law Enforcement is notified. We are in a serious business with a great deal of responsibility and treat it as such.
Shadow Company Investigations
Investigator Mike Bland
12042 Debonnaire Drive, St. Louis, Mo 63146
Missouri License # 2014011905