Finding Deadbeat Dads
Not Paying Child support

How to Find a Deadbeat Dad

One of the most common requests to come into our offices is to find people who purposefully go missing. Many women are trying to find the father of their children who skipped out and does not want to pay child support, and we’re here to help.

Fleeing from responsibility does not free them from that responsibility.

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How to Find a Deadbeat Dad

In those cases, we will find out where the deadbeat dad works. Once locating the company, the authorities can take money from his wages to pay for the support. In addition to helping women collect child support, they need to care for their children. We can help women looking for alimony payments they were promised.

When we are trying to find out where the individual works, we will first use our main computer system, a proprietary system that can make it easy to find nearly anyone. It contains all of the publicly available information on the web, but it lets us access this data quickly. Cross-referencing this data with other information from the state, city, and county records gives us a good indication of where the person is working.

This works in about 40% of the cases, and it takes very little time to complete.

Of course, you are probably wondering what happens to the 60% of cases where the system doesn’t find where the person works. In those cases, finding out where he works takes a little more time, but it is possible. It entails surveillance of the subject.

Once we know where he stays or where he currently lives, we can tail him and follow him to work. This lets you know exactly where he is making his money, and we can provide photo and video evidence for you to use with the DA and the courts.


No one gets into a relationship with someone thinking that it will end poorly. However, that happens with many relationships, and the children often suffer from it. Fathers who skip out on their children and do not want to pay to help raise them need to be taken to task and brought to justice.

While everyone may go through difficult times, and it might sometimes be hard to pay, there is no reason to hide over it. Talking it over with the courts can help people come to an arrangement.

Lest you think that only deadbeat dads are the ones who are out there and hiding their place of employment, so they do not have to pay, quite a few others are trying to do the same. While it is far rarer, some mothers who have to pay child support may attempt to hide their workplace. In other cases, someone who has to pay out toward a judgment against them will attempt to conceal their workplace, so they do not have to pay. Some may even try to enter into arrangements with employers, so they are paid under the table and illegally.

We will help to find those individuals as well. Our highly trained and experienced investigators can help you find nearly anyone, no matter where they might be trying to hide.

Fleeing from responsibility does not free them from that responsibility. If you need help finding out where someone works so he can be made to pay for their children or another judgment against them; you can count on us. For a free consultation, all you have to do is send an email or call us today. We are ready and willing to help.

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