Asset investigation may be done for a variety of reasons including ongoing litigation, divorce matters, leverage during the course of negotiations or to see if a case is worth filing. Private investigators do not have the legal authority to access information such as bank accounts or investment accounts and must use alternative (and often creative) means to identify assets.
There are variety of methods and sources that an investigator can utilize to conduct a thorough asset investigation to legally retrieve asset information through open sources and public records.
In my posts we will dive into details and methodology behind conducting a detailed asset investigation, why you may need an asset investigation, some traditional places to find assets (real property, boats, planes), as well as the non-traditional (the garbage?) and some of the ways to find hidden assets.Read More