Are you looking to hire a private investigator for your child custody investigation? A child custody investigation helps determines who is best fit to have custody. Numerous factors can influence which parental figure obtains custody of the child. The decision to hire a child custody investigator can make or break a legal dispute. Root Investigations is licensed in the state of New York and specializes in child custody investigations.
A licensed child custody private investigator understands custody battles are often fueled with emotion and allegations against the other party. It can become a trying and confusing time in one’s life, filled with a rollercoaster of emotions. It also affects each parent financially. Too many times the child in question is used as a pawn or leverage from one parent to the other. It is the job of a private investigator to sift through hearsay and report the facts. An investigator’s duties range from collecting evidence, running background and social media investigations, and surveillance. This information will help assist with if either party is being neglectful, abusing the child, or living a lifestyle which is not deemed safe for the child in question.
How Can A Child Custody Investigator Help With My Case?
There are many different methodologies an investigator can utilize to assist with a child custody investigation. This includes:
Conducting a Background Check: A private investigator will run a thorough background check to obtain information on the case. A background check can help disclose if someone’s license is expired, they have been arrested, have any judgments/bankruptcies, financial standing, drug use, and more. A background check can also assist with disclosing who a subject is currently residing with, and if any of the people in the home may be problematic for a child to be around.
Social Media Investigations: Social media investigations allow investigations to conduct a deep dive into the internet to find out a subject’s social media presence, gaining more evidence for court. By doing so, an investigator can determine patterns, the emotional health of a parent, and who the parent associates with online. A social media investigation can also help determine where an individual is going and develop any patterns for surveillance.
Surveillance Investigation: Surveillance during a child custody investigation is the most popular type of investigations to conduct. By conducting surveillance, a private investigator can monitor people daily activities. Surveillance investigations can disclose if individual drinking and driving, using drugs, reckless driving, gambling, substance abuse issues, individuals they interact with, or anything that may negatively influence the child. This allows the investigator to determine the physical and emotional health of an individual.
During your investigation, our investigator will always be on the alert and will attempt to expose the following:
Lifestyle & Living Conditions: What are the conditions your child has to live in while under your ex’s care? Our main priority is to ensure your child is going to be well taken care of. We determine if the parent is stable and living a lifestyle that would benefit the child. By conducting surveillance, we can determine your ex’s parental skills.
Associations: Who does your child associate with while being cared for? Is your child being introduced to potentially dangerous individuals? We determine who your child is residing with and if there are any potential threats inside the home.
Illegal Activity: Is your child being exposed to any illegal activity while being cared for by your ex? Does your ex have a criminal record? Our private investigators conduct background checks and surveillance to determine any potential illegal behavior. We will be there to capture any instances of irresponsible behavior.
Abuse: Our investigator will be on the lookout for instances of any physical, emotional, or psychological abuse.
Substance Abuse: Are you worried your ex is using illegal drugs or drinking and driving? Our detectives obtain any evidence of alcohol or drug abuse observed by a parent.
Grandparent’s Rights: In addition to the above, if both parents are unfit, we can conduct grandparents’ rights investigations. In New York State, grandparents have a legal right to see their grandchild dependent upon the circumstances. This includes if the child’s parents are deemed unfit or interfering with the child’s relationship with their grandparents.
Parental Alienation Syndrome: Is your ex attempting to turn your child against you? We will help disclose the facts.
Contact a Child Custody Private Investigator Today
A child custody investigation is a vital asset for every child custody case. When the safety and well being of a child is in question, you need to be sure you have all the facts to make sure the correct decisions are made. During a child custody investigation, our professional investigator will conduct visual surveillance on your subject to identify any hazardous situations or activities your child might be exposed to.
Root Investigations specializes in surveillance investigations and has a vast array of tools and strategies available to help your case. We utilize state-of-the-art investigative technology and equipment to maximize your results. Our team is comprised of prior military, former NYPD, and FBI agents, all of this prior experience is working by your side to ensure the safety of your child. Contact our New York private investigator for a free consultation today.
Those are only some examples of the evidence out investigator will attempt to collect during the investigation. We take child custody cases very seriously and are truly concerned for the safety and well being of your child. Root Investigations is comprised of licensed private investigators in the state of New York.