Two Key Pieces of Information Smart Litigators Should Ask For

Two Key Pieces of Information Smart Litigators Should Ask For

What we tell our client’s, particularly litigators, is that with these two elements, we can do more to ensure a complete internet profile investigation than searching by name and personal information alone, leaving products like Westlaw, LexisNexis or any number of automated “social media only” platforms in the dust. Access to some of the larger … Read more

What to do When You Identify Trademark Infringement?

What to do When You Identify Trademark Infringement?

The hardest part about creativity is ensuring that you are original in your creations. Trademark infringement can happen to any company, from a startup to weathered corporation and sometimes is may be tricky to identify trademark infringement. Sometimes it is intentional in order to piggyback off of your success or to hinder your success. Or … Read more

Public Record Database Searches are NOT an Investigation!

Public Record Database Searches are NOT an Investigation!

In today’s environment where big data dominates the headlines and drives many changes in the workplace, it is no surprise that the massive data brokers are portraying that public record database search is an actual investigation and has somehow replaced the work of real investigators. The reality is much different. Yes, there is no question … Read more

Why Your Legal Team Needs Professional Investigative Services

Why Your Legal Team Needs Professional Investigative Services

Surprises can be fun, unless they occur in the courtroom or while you’re preparing for a case. Adding professional investigative services agency to your legal team can eliminate unwelcome surprises and provide unique new documentation, witnesses or evidence you need to win cases. In fact, private investigators are often an attorney’s best legal resource.  Gather … Read more

Why Bad Lawyers Don’t Use a Private Investigator

Why Bad Lawyers Don’t Use a Private Investigator

Sorry bad lawyers, you don’t use a private investigator, even when you need one, and your client is the one who loses in the end. The good news is, your client likely doesn’t know it. This is a big statement and we will likely get knocked by some attorneys who don’t like this post, but … Read more

Client Expectations when Investigating Non-Compete Agreement Violations

Managing client expectations when investigating non-compete agreement violations can be a major concern for attorneys. Lets face it, clients, and in particular business owners, take a former employee’s violation of a non-compete agreement very personally. Emotions run high and, unfortunately, so can imaginations. As their attorney, you are placed in difficult position when investigating non-compete … Read more

Locating Lost or Unresponsive Witnesses and Clients

Locating Lost or Unresponsive Witnesses and Clients

Let’s face it, in today’s day and age, everyone is a little more suspicious of people they don’t know. There are constant news stories about scams, fraud, and people being taken advantage of; many of these issues involve suspicious telephone calls (sometimes of the Nigerian Prince variety). Add into the mix the number of people with financial … Read more

Investigators Improve Service Results

Investigators Improve Service Results

Investigators Assist to Improve Service Results At Michigan Civil Process Service, being part of the Advanced Surveillance Group comes with some unique benefits that are not afforded to most process service firms.  The ability to walk down the hallway of our office and ask one of our investigators for some assistance when a field server … Read more

Database Searches Part 2

Database Searches Part 2

Database Searches:  The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Part 2 Ensuring you are paying for an investigation, not a search The Good: Nowhere else will you find this much information compiled on one person, in the world.  These database searches make a point of being as comprehensive as possible so that they can be … Read more