I have used Thomas Martin’s services for many years and have found his work to be of the highest standards. He gets the job done quickly, efficiently and reliably. He is aware of the law and always submits quality reports. I highly recommend Martin Investigative Services to any attorney, business or individual who is in need of a professional investigator.
At Martin Investigative Services, our private investigators are former supervisory Federal agents. This kind of experience gives us an edge with your case, and sets us apart from other private investigators. Over the past 40 years, we have resolved thousands of cases.
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Private investigation excellence.
- Our private investigators are former supervisory Federal agents with the experience to provide you with results.
- Lawyers and law firms that need help obtaining court-admissible evidence for their cases, rely upon our litigation support services to help win cases. All of our investigators are considered experts in a court of law.
- If you are the victim of an unsolved crime or cold case, our investigators can help you fill in the details surrounding a case and shed new light on the situation.
- We are one of the only US-based firms to offer private investigation in Mexico.
Professional private investigation vs. the rest
When hiring a private investigator, you entrust the investigator with sensitive information.
The stakes are often high. Perhaps your case is highly confidential.
Who you choose to trust is not just important – it’s everything.
- Our private investigators are former Federal agents. They have the training and experience to perform your job done correctly.
- Evidence is gathered in a manner such that it is fully admissible in a court of law.
- We perform sensitively and discretely.
- Once we discover the truth for you, we’ll help you with the next steps.
Find out how to catch a cheating spouse in the act. You’ll know the truth, but equally important are the legal implications. Proof can help save you money, help with child custody, and undue burden during legal / divorce proceedings.
“Detective” vs. “Investigator”
When people look for a “private detective agency“, what they are really looking for is a private investigative agency like Martin Investigative Services.
Detective is a term typically used to refer to police work, popularized by old Hollywood films and serial novels. In the private sector, the term investigator is more commonly used.
As an private investigative agency, our firm has over 40 years of experience, multiple locations, and we’re one of the largest in the country.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for private investigation? Here’s why:
High success rate.
40+ years experience.
We provide quality investigative services with an unmatched success rate. We provide you with confidence and peace of mind.
Former Federal agents.
Experience & training.
Our network is composed of private investigators that are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents.
Our friendly staff can help with your issue, or point you in the right direction. The consult is free and confidential.
Evidence that stands up.
Our experienced investigators provide court-admissible evidence that can make all the difference in a trial.
Private investigation services that are unmatched in the industry.
Case Study: Private Investigation
Orange County Murder Cold Case
We first met our client through a conference call with the client’s family and their attorney, a prominent Orange County attorney.
The client strongly believed that her friend was shot and murdered by her husband. Local police had concluded the case was an accidental shooting.
After a 9-month investigation, our private investigators gathered enough evidence to prove our client’s suspicions were correct. We turned our evidence over to the Orange County District Attorney and the husband was arrested.
Martin Investigative Services has investigated hundreds of cold cases like this one. If you need our help, please contact one of our private investigators us for a free, private consultation.
Martin in the news: Private Investigation
Cellphone numbers are slowly becoming personal identifiers – a role all-important social security and national numbers have fulfilled for decades. But these mobile gateways to your life are left unprotected in an age of hacking, data mining, and sheer negligence.Details
I gave my cell number to private investigator Thomas Martin, a former federal agent and now president of Martin Investigative Services in Newport Beach, Calif., and asked him to do his thing. A few days later a three-pound, 150-plus-page dossier arrived at my front door via FedEx. Martin didn’t trust regular mail given the nature of what it contained, which was tons of my private information.
“We didn’t even scratch the surface,” Martin told me later. He also made a point of telling me that I was “cleaner than a Safeway chicken.”Details
Thomas G. Martin was recently featured in this article from Wired / Backchannel about smartphones, privacy and data collection. With just a smartphone number, Martin says, investigators and information brokers have a window into “private information that is stored by almost all business corporations, financial institutions and – thanks to us – social media networks… It is like looking into your living room of life.”Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
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!
I have known Tom Martin since 1984. I, as well as our company, have used Tom’s services over 30 years, personal as well as business. We have never been disappointed! Tom does what he says and I believe he is the BEST there is.
Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
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.
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.
My partner and I have utilized the services of Martin Investigative Services for in excess of 15 years. The services provided have ranged from simple background checks to covert surveillance and investigations into corporate malfeasance/conversion/theft of assets.
I have found Martin’s investigators conscientious, qualified, and most important of all, very credible to triers of fact when their testimony was necessary. Critical to any busy trial attorney is time. I have also found that upon turning an assignment over to Martin Investigative Services, I do not have to micromanage the assignment. It is done promptly and efficiently, with an eye toward the financial resources and capabilities of the client.
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.
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.
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
I have known Tom Martin and used his services for many years. I trust him with the most challenging investigative tasks.
Professional and efficient, he and his staff leave no stone unturned to get the job done.
I am proud to state that I have exclusively used the professional services of Tom Martin and his firm for more than 20 years. Whenever the need arises for a private investigator, the only name that I consider for my clients is Tom. In my 40 year career as a family lawyer, I recognized the importance of professional investigators. Unfortunately, many of the investigators that I have encountered have not satisfied the professional standard that I expect. I have utilized the firm in some very delicate and discrete investigations and situations requiring a strong security presence. In every engagement, both my clients and myself have been completely satisfied. I have I have no reservations in endorsing Tom and his firm for any investigative assignments.
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.