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Importance of Hiring a Private Investigator as a Family Law Practitioner

If you are a family law practitioner and have never considered hiring a private investigator, you are wasting time and resources.

No matter how experienced, efficient or skilled you are, you cannot get to all the work that crosses your desk. You cannot do case findings as thoroughly as you would like. And you cannot be an expert in everything.

Family matters and domestic relations cases may be an extremely grilling experience, however, hiring a private investigator to strengthen your case can help tremendously. According to research conducted recently conducting a thorough investigation can strengthen your case by a whopping 75%. The judge will always want to award custody to the most reliable and responsible parents, and so they tend to look deeply into the matter. The following are some of the importance of hiring a private investigator as a Family Law Practitioner and why you should consider getting one for your Family and domestic matters.


1. Getting the Facts

Family matters such as child abuse, marriage, and civil unions are filled with emotional challenges. During that time, it may be difficult to obtain the necessary data straight since each parent gives information filtering it through their perspective. Private investigators, however, carefully check these facts to determine the real truth that could be harmful or beneficial to your cases.

2. Constructive Investigation

Parents have a misconception about custody cases. They believe that their main objective here is to assign blame while spreading negativity about the other party. On the contrary, they should focus on the positives reality about themselves. Therefore, constructive investigations by private investigators about their high points as parent research can be useful.

3. Abuse and Neglect

The neglect and abuse of children by either party can be a determining factor in your custody case. In general, it is not wise to degrade the father who abuses his child as an enemy, but if the abuse/neglect occurred, then it is essential to incorporate this information with the proof in the case that a private investigator will help you to prepare as a Family lawyer. This process will make the court aware of the situation.

4. Working with System

One of the most crucial aspects of custody cases according to experienced private investigators is to recognize the fact that the judicial system cannot be changed within a night. One must realize that no matter how our family court system is, the truth is that it will never be perfect as the way you want it to be. Therefore, you have to plan to work with the system.

In custody cases, custodial placement is taking care of the interests of the child. For you to actualize the aim the court must consider all relevant claims and there is probably no better way to support your claim rather than stating that with facts and figures revealed by a private investigator.

Hiring a Private Investigator

Most states have an official body which authorizes private investigators. Before hiring an investigator, make sure that it is a licensed private investigator. Then it will be good to ask him about his experience. If the private investigator has enjoyed a long career in law enforcement, which may suggest that he has experience in interviewing people and gathering information. Many private investigators specialize in certain types of legal matters. For example, some may be exceptionally efficient in conducting surveillance of divorce cases. Others work primarily in cases involving cybercrimes. 

About the Author

Chris Cavallo

Chris Cavallo has been involved in every facet of the Security and Investigations Industry for over 35 years. He started his career with the two largest Security and Investigation Companies in the world at the time, Wells Fargo and Pinkerton’s Investigative Services. After spending 2 years as a Management Trainee with 11 months in the field as an Undercover Operative he quickly raised rose through the ranks and became one of the most highly recognized Security Consultants for his first 10 years. He is considered a subject matter expert in various Security/Investigative practices such as Security Guard Services and Background Investigations. He ended his career with a Fortune 50 Company as the VP of the SE Region which was a $300M + business unit. He then co-founded a company, RSI Investigations (Records Search Inc.), which was one of the pioneers and leaders in the Background Screening industry in the late 80’s. After this experience, Chris founded Cavallo Associates working with Security, Defense, and Investigation Companies and helping them develop their Business Plans and training their personnel while opening new markets in such places as Rome, Italy the Panama Canal and Bogota, Colombia. Today Chris is a Florida Licensed Private Investigator and continues to dedicate himself in the Investigations Industry, sponsoring and developing several PI Interns while operating under the brand name CSI Secure Solutions headquartered in Davie Florida with an office in Bogota, Colombia. Chris and his wife Caryn Rae Robin a local singer and popular voice Coach live in Plantation, Florida with twin daughters Stefanie & Cristina and are very proud Grandparents of 5, Christopher 11, Stefan 9, Legend 6, Roman 5 and Mia Robin 4.

If you are a family lawyer and looking for a private investigator to work on look no more because CSI-secure solutions are ready to partner with you until you win those cases by providing you with outstanding private investigation service that is second to none. Just visit CSI Secure Solutions to get in contact with us now!

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