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Atlas Investigations

(800) 843-9586
Atlas Investigations

Atlas Investigations of Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa is owned and operated by Timothy Braatz who has a B.S. degree in Paralegal, and over 34+ years total work experience as a Private Legal Investigator and Paralegal. This includes over 5 years experience as a Staff Investigator at large Law Firms in Minnesota & Wisconsin, in which he conducted several hundred different investigations relating to Plaintiff or Defense Personal Injury Accidents and Workers' Compensation Claims, Criminal Defense Investigations, Civil, Family, Business, Probate, and Real Estate related matters.

Prior to starting Atlas Investigations, Mr. Braatz was also employed for over 5 years as a Registered Private Detective at two different Private Investigative firms in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. Metro. area, during which time he personally conducted or was involved in over 2500 cases involving Surveillance in suspected Insurance Fraud related matters, and the Investigation and Interviewing of Persons involved in Workers' Compensation or Personal Injury Claims, Property Loss or Theft Claim Related Matters. Mr. Braatz worked throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region of Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and other surrounding states during this time period. Mr. Braatz was District Manager of a Washington D.C./Northern Virginia Field Office for almost two years for one of the firms in that region.
Since establishing Atlas Investigations in Minnesota in 1994, Mr. Braatz has continued to assist Attorneys, Businesses, Insurance Companies, Governmental Agencies, and Individuals with Professional Service and Quality Results in a Cost Effective Manner throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa.

"Your Upper Midwest Connection"
Full Service Private Investigation Agency Serving Southern & Central
Minnesota including the entire Twin Cities Metro Area, Western Wisconsin
and Northern Iowa


  • Accident / Reconstruction
  • Arson / Fire
  • Asset Search
  • Background Checks
  • Child Support / Custody
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Due Diligence
  • Fraud
  • Insurance
  • Judgment Recovery
  • Process Service
  • Public Records
  • People Locate / Skip Trace
  • Surveillance
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death

Service Guarantee

"All Investigations performed with discretion and in a timely fashion"

Areas of Coverage

  • Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa
  • Byron, MN
  • Chatfield, MN
  • Dover, MN
  • Eyota, MN
  • Oronoco, MN
  • Pine Island, MN
  • Rochester, MN
  • Stewartville, MN
  • Chester, MN
  • Danesville, MN
  • Douglas, MN
  • Genoa, MN
  • High Forest, MN
  • Pleasant Grove, MN
  • Post Town, MN
  • Potsdam, MN
  • Ringe, MN
  • Rock Dell, MN
  • Salem Corners, MN
  • Shanty Town, MN
  • Simpson, MN
  • Viola, MN
  • Cascade Township, MN
  • Dover Township, MN
  • Elmira Township, MN
  • Eyota Township, MN
  • Farmington Township, MN
  • Haverhill Township, MN
  • High Forest Township, MN
  • Kalmar Township, MN
  • Marion Township, MN
  • New Haven Township, MN
  • Orion Township, MN
  • Oronoco Township, MN
  • Pleasant Grove Township, MN
  • Quincy Township, MN
  • Rochester Township, MN
  • Rock Dell Township, MN
  • Salem Township, MN
  • Viola Township, MN


  • Intellenet (World PI Assoc.)
  • International Assoc. of Arson Investigators
  • International Assoc. of Auto Theft Investigators
  • International Assoc. of Marine Investigators
  • Assoc. of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • National Council of Investigation and Security Services
  • National Assoc. of Professional Process Servers
  • Midwest Insurance Fraud Prevention Assoc.
  • Minnesota Assoc. of Private Investigators & Protective Agents (Current President)
  • Professional Assoc. of WI Licensed Investigators
  • Iowa Assoc. of Private Investigators
  • MN/ND Better Business Bureau

Contact Info

Tim Braatz
(800) 843-9586
Phone 2:
(507) 281-1377
3936 Hwy. 52 North, #118
Rochester, MN 55901
MN 698, WI 9387/15491, IA 898

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Office Location

3936 Hwy. 52 North, #118
Rochester, MN
(800) 843-9586

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