Private Investigator

A private investigator (often abbreviated to PI and informally called a private eye), a private detective or inquiry agent, is a person who can be hired by individuals or groups to undertake investigatory law services. Private detectives/investigators often work for attorneys in civil cases. A handful of very skilled private detectives/investigators work with defense attorneys on capital punishment and criminal defense cases. Many work for insurance companies to investigate suspicious claims. Before the advent of no-fault divorce, many private investigators were hired to search out evidence of adultery or other conduct within marriage to establish grounds for a divorce.
Posts about Private Investigator
  • Bounties: How Law Enforcement Tracks Down Criminals

    … agent can earn, is anywhere from 10 to 20 percent of the bond. They are only paid if they are able to apprehend the defendant. The bounty hunter can’t start looking for the defendant until the court executes an arrest warrant or capias. Are Bounty Hunters Allowed to Arrest Defendants in Texas? Yes. Texas only allows people in the following categories…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 13 readers -
  • The Fix was (Allegedly) In! (Update)

    … is interesting is that he was charged with “conspiracy to retaliate against an informant” — in other words witness tampering of all things. Having discovered a possible whistle blower in their midst, Conn (allegedly) and Andrus set about trying to get the person fired. They (Conn allegedly) went so far as to hire a private investigator to follow…

    Bond and Botes- 29 readers -
  • Car Accidents Caused by Road Debris

    … 18-wheeler leaf springs or other large auto parts resulting from an auto accident or poor vehicle maintenance. In 2013, even former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk was hurt in an accident involving fallen cargo. A ladder left on Interstate 30 was kicked up by a passing 18-wheeler and slammed through Mr. Kirk’s windshield. While some view these accidents…

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 38 readers -