Married couples usually tough it out through the holidays and get divorced in the Spring. Not so during the COVID-19 pandemic.
People’s ideas of private investigators don’t often align with what we do. Here are the 5 most common services rendered by private investigators, plus how long they take and what they cost.
COVID has made things very difficult for cheating spouses. Single people find themselves extremely lonely. How to investigate someone you’ve met online, and why you should run a background check prior to getting married.
Recently, corporations started hiring us to perform surveillance on executives that were supposed to be working from home during COVID. They were on the golf course or on their boats.
Shortly after attorneys are retained and spouses are served, most people quickly surmise they are swimming in the quicksand of the family law court system. Many feel violated and abused, like victims of an unfair and uncaring court system.
Incompetent attorneys, outrageous fees, callous and going-through-the-motions judges, knucklehead forensic accounts, amateurish 730 evaluators and incompetent private investigators often seem to dominate the process.
There are very few constants in the world of private investigation, but if there is one, it’s that private investigators are extremely busy on Valentine’s Day. But this has started to expand to Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s how it all works, and why.
As a professional private investigator and a former Federal agent, it can be very hard for me to watch television. With rare exception, nearly every Hollywood depiction of private investigation and criminal investigation consistently gets it wrong. (I’ve written a few posts about the Hollywood vs. reality aspect of private investigation: here, here and here.)…
Nearly every year our private investigators are asked to do a surveillance job or two at San Diego Comic-Con – usually involving a cheating spouse.
Martin Investigative Services was recently featured in this article of the July 2018 issue of Easyriders, a motorcycle magazine for men.
The August 2018 issue features Part 2 of the 2-part article, which can be viewed here.
The days of private investigators performing marital surveillance jobs are pretty much over. Previously, marital surveillance jobs could be challenging, demanding and stressful. It was hard to get that photographic “money-shot.” Gathering evidence today is like shooting fish in a barrel.
Here’s why private investigators are hired for marital surveillance jobs today – and it’s a good reason.