Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
If your son or daughter has run away, be assured we are going to find them. Our investigators are highly experienced former Federal agents that have located hundreds of runaways in the last 40 years.
We charge a flat rate, so we are motivated to find your runaway as fast as possible.
We can locate runaways nationwide.
If your son or daughter has run away, call us as soon as possible.
Our investigators are highly experienced former Federal agents that have located hundreds of runaways in the last 40 years.
Martin Investigative Services has access the largest database of public information in the United States, and can use it to maximize the chances of finding your lost child.
Beyond simply finding your lost child, we want to help you make sure it doesn’t happen again.
We will help you make sure this doesn’t happen again.
We will only take your runaway locate case if we can agree on your plan of action once we find your child. In other words, what are you going to do to change the situation so the child does not run away again?
It’s all a waste of time and money if we find your child and bring them back to the same environment without any changes being made – because they are just going to run away again.
Not only will we find your child, we will help you with the next steps to make sure this does not happen in the future.
We charge a flat rate.
Others charge hourly.
Our competitors typically charge by the hour, so there is no end game in sight. How long will they be working for? Who knows?
When you hire us, your missing person case gets moved to the top of the pile, as we charge a flat rate.
We’re motivated to find your person as fast as possible.
More data = Better results.
We access hundreds of databases at one time.
Martin Investigative Services has compiled the largest database of public information in the United States, and can use it to maximize the chances of finding your lost person.
Most search services use only 1 or 2 data sources.
When you want a no-nonsense, one-stop locate service, choose Martin Investigative Services.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for locate services? If we can’t find them, they can’t be found.
Highest success rate.
In the industry.
Our proprietary data sources and experienced investigators give Martin Investigative Services the highest successful find rate in the industry.
Or your money back.
If we can't find your missing person, and you provide evidence that you found them on another commercially available locate service, we will give you your money back 100%.
More data sources.
Hundreds of databases.
Most services use 1 or 2 data sources. We access hundreds of databases at one time, across all 50 states, cities and counties.
Former Federal agents.
Search & review.
Our private investigators are former Federal agents, with experience that eliminates time-consuming false leads, and helps ensure the quality of your search results.
888-US-UNITE is our expedient locate service.
Don’t have time to conduct your own search?
Looking for someone that you just can’t seem to find on your own?
All we need to begin is one or more of the following:
- the individual’s name
- date of birth
- social security number
- last known address
The 888-US-UNITE service fee is $350 to locate each lost individual inside the U.S.
The price for an extensive asset search is $950.
Case Study: Locate People
Los Angeles Lost Loves
A major metropolitan newspaper in Los Angeles hired us after reading an LA Times newspaper article which featured our work.
We met at our Los Angeles office. For an upcoming Valentine’s Day article, the editor gave us a list of people to find – all former lovers who had become “lost”.
Our private investigators located and reunited 5 couples (all of whom were not currently married).
Life is short, and these people just wanted the answer to the question, “what if?” The private investigators at Martin Investigative Services have helped find many such people over the years. Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Martin in the news: Locate People
Private investigator Thomas Martin is quoted in this article about online dating and privacy: How giving out your phone number can be a bad idea.Details
Thomas G. Martin appeared on KAAL-TV ABC6 News on May 11, 2016 to discuss the role of social media in law enforcement.Details
A good chunk of Thomas G. Martin’s 60-hour or so workweek is spent tracking down people.
The former federal agent turned private investigator figures he’s searched for hundreds of missing relatives since he started Martin Investigative Services in 1981.Details
Derek Seehausen is a 26-year-old medical student that went missing on or about August 5, 2014. This is a collection of articles regarding the case.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
I have used Martin Investigative Services for everything from marital indiscretions to finding hidden assets for more than 25 years. Working with Mr. Martin has been invaluable to my practice. Tom Martin is insightful, creative and never fails to deliver. I endorse his firm without hesitation or reservation.
Attorney at Law
Successful people know that to be the best, you model the best. I cannot recommend Martin PI any higher! In a five minute conversation with experienced people you can save thousands by bypassing sales types. They do this by cutting directly to the heart based on years and years of passionate pursuit of best practices and adding massive value to their clients. They are an invaluable part of my team and Tom is my most valued mentor!
Author of Destiny's Doorstep
It has been my pleasure to work with Martin Investigative Services over the past 30 plus years on many investigations as well as other security related matters. When I need answers and I need them fast I know that a simple call will get me answers that are succinct, current and coming from a supremely knowledgeable source.
President & CEO Patrol One
Martin Investigative Services is the most thorough people search service I have found. They take the time to do a proper search and do their best to help you find answers to your questions. Martin PI was able to put to rest a long time family mystery and we are very happy with their service.
I have known Tom Martin and used Martin Investigative Services for over a decade. They have been our exclusive resource for all our corporate investigative work and have never let us down once in all those years. Their work has always been of the highest professional level.
I have no reservations whatsoever in endorsing Mr. Martin and his firm. Their service to us has always reflected the highest integrity and quality and we continue to rely on Tom with the utmost confidence.
President & CEO Co-Pak Packaging Corp. Ontario, Canada
Martin Investigative Services has performed background checks, private investigation, surveillance and bug sweeps for our clients. They have also served difficult process in lawsuits. They have performed unquestionably and unfailingly to perfection. We will always call Martin first – and hope he hasn’t been called yet by the other side!
Hughes and Hughes, LLP
I’ve represented individuals and businesses (international and local) for close to fifty years, and I’ve called on Martin Investigative Services more times than I can count, often on a rush basis, for help throughout the world, on a number of different types of assignments. I’ve never been disappointed. I’ve always received swift, cost-effective and USEFUL information, which has wound up “saving the bacon” of our clients and making us shine in their eyes. I recommend them without any reservation.
Attorney at Law Callahan Thompson Sherman & Caudill, LLP
I have used Martin Investigative Services since returning to the practice of law. Their work is first rate! Their reports are reliable, and if called upon to testify, Martin’s investigators are well prepared and extremely professional.
Former Orange County Superior Court Judge
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
Partner Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
We have used Martin Investigative Services for three decades. Their work is exemplary; reports are perfect and their testimony is very professional, with great judge and jury appeal. We will not use anyone else for our investigations.
Former Orange County Trial Lawyer Association Trial Lawyer of the Year
I have worked with Martin Investigative Services for our company investigations for close to 20 years. Tom and the team are always professional, skilled and get right to the heart of any assignment I have for them. I would highly recommend Martin Investigative Services for any workplace investigation.
Vice President Village Nurseries Wholesale, LLC
Martin Investigative Services is truly one of the best run organizations we have worked with. Fair, efficient and professional. Tom Martin in particular exudes confidence and experience and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. That’s something we can rely on.
Kreative Webworks, Inc. Organizational Resources Specialist