Legal Research

Resources for private investigators who need to research information related to the law.

Glossary of Investigation Terms

Glossary of Investigation Terms and Definitions

This glossary of investigation terms is intended to help private investigators, police officers and everyday citizens understand the meaning of various terms used in investigation work. During the course of...
court records

How to Access Court Records

What are Court Records? A court record is a general term that is used to describe legal records that are filed with the court system. This may include records...
family law

Hire a Private Investigator for Family Matters

Sensitive Family Matters Family law is an area of the law that deals with family-related issues and domestic relations including the nature of marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships....
Debt collection agency and debt collectors

Collection Agency Resources

What is a Collection Agency? A collection agency is a business that pursues payments on debts owed by individuals or businesses. Most agencies operate as agents of creditors and collect...

Filing Bankruptcy

This article provides an overview of the different types of bankruptcy. In addition, it covers a list of resources to help you learn how to go about filing for bankruptcy.
Legal Research

Legal Research for Private Investigators

This article covers legal research for private investigators. Private investigation work touches many different aspects of the law. Private investigators and police officers encounter situations related to legal issues such as personal...
expert witness

Expert Witness Directories

An expert witness is a witness, who by virtue of education, training, skill, or experience, is believed to have knowledge in a particular subject beyond that of the average person.
bail bonds

Bail and Bail Bonds – How They Work

An Overview of Bail, Bail Bonds, and Bondsmen  If you, or someone you know, has been arrested, charged with a crime, and incarcerated, it is important to understand how...