About Domestic Surveillance

What is domestic surveillance?

Domestic surveillance involves investigative measures used to determine if infidelity in a relationship has occurred. This technique involves an investigator in the field who will track and record the movements and activities of a suspected cheater.

What if I am reluctant to talk to a stranger about my personal problems?

EPIS specializes in cases involving suspected infidelity in relationships. Our representatives are highly experienced in this area and are sure to lend a sympathetic ear in each case. There is no reason to be ashamed, embarrassed, or hesitant. Determining the truth in these types of situations is a natural response to suspicions. What EPIS will deliver is the truth.

What if my partner did not cheat?

Our investigations are confidential in every aspect. Because of this, if it is determined that infidelity did not occur our clients would have risked nothing and only gained peace of mind.

Is domestic surveillance illegal?

Domestic surveillance is 100% legal. Our investigators are simply documenting the facts of what is occurring, not breaking any laws.

I have never worked with an investigative service. Where do I start?

The first step is ensuring that you are working with a trustworthy, straightforward, and licensed investigative agency. Inquire regarding the agency's record of accomplishments and make sure they have the necessary licenses. Are they registered with the Better Business Bureau? Most importantly, do they make you feel comfortable?

The business executive didn't know he was under surveillance. The delivery guy inside the van across the street wasn't a delivery person. He was a private investigator who had been hired by the executive's wife because she suspected he was seeing another woman. Her instincts were right. The executive was headed to a rendezvous with another woman. The private eyes obtained what they had been waiting hours for: a glimpse of the two entering the woman's apartment around midnight. The detectives took covert video with a pager camera and delivered the evidence to our client.

What are the costs for domestic surveillance?

Domestic surveillance is billed by the hour and a mileage charge is incurred as necessary.

Prior to beginning an investigation, a strategy is created and a financial plan regarding costs, payment etc. will be made available to the client.

How is the surveillance plan established?

Each client will meet with an EPIS investigator to determine the times and locations that the surveillance subject or suspected activity is occurring. Any applicable information regarding the subject will be gathered at this time. From the gathered information, a strategy will be formulated based in part on the expert opinions of our investigative team.

What information does the investigator require?

To begin an investigation the investigator will need to determine a complete physical description of the subject along with a photograph. Physical descriptions and/or photographs or friends or relatives that the subject regularly interacts with are also very helpful.

A description of the subject's vehicle including make, model, and license plate number are also necessary.

Locations of places the investigation subject regularly visits are important, as well as when the subject will most likely be at these places.

How many investigators are necessary for a surveillance case?

How many investigators are used is determined by the complexity of the case. An individual can be followed from a house by one investigator. Tracking a subject from a very crowded or complicated location may require extra agents. The driving style of the subject also plays a role in determining how many investigators are necessary.

How will I be reached without my significant other knowing?

EPIS will initially determine if there is a secure telephone or telephone number at which the client can be reached or on which voicemails can be left without fear of an outside party interfering. If this is not an option, another plan will be devised so we can safely and discreetly maintain communication with our client.

What do I do when the investigation begins?

When the investigation begins, it is important that the client act in a normal manner and do nothing to tip off the subject.

How will the subject be followed?

Following a subject is a difficult task that takes experience to perfect. Our investigators, in following a subject, make certain that the subject is close enough that he or she will not be lost and simultaneously ensure that the subject has no way of knowing that they are being followed and observed. Occasionally a second investigator is necessary to follow a subject in highly difficult situations.

Will the subject know that they are being watched?

At EPIS, we stop at nothing to ensure the privacy and security of our investigations.

EPIS investigations are 100% confidential. If it is suspected that a subject has become aware of the investigation, we will stop and reconfigure our strategy.

At the end, the investigation what information will I receive.

The evidence we collect is a combination of videotaped surveillance and a written report that provides all details of the investigation. Depending on a clients preference EPIS can keep this information or give it to the client.

Imperative Information about a domestic surveillance:

If you think that your spouse or lover is cheating on you, make sure, you the client give as much information as possible. As your private investigator, we are only able to get you the proof and evidence you need if you tell us the whole story. Anything less can have a dramatic affect on our ability to get you the information you seek. Although we are among the best private investigation company's in the industry, who specializes in infidelity and cheating spouses cases that are recognized experts in court. At EPIS, Inc., we do not tamper any evidence and will not make things exist, if it did not happen. We cannot find infidelity where it does not exist and sometimes, despite signs to the contrary, there is no infidelity or it is too infrequent or too well hidden to be found.

Accordingly, we do not guarantee any outcome on any case.