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Hiring a Quality Private Investigator Can Save You Money in West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
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If you need investigation for a family court case, company issue or any other issue, you might be tempted to find the most inexpensive private investigator to help you. Why risk a judge throwing out evidence obtained by a friend or family member or an unlicensed investigator? “Going cheap” doesn’t often save money and hiring a disreputable company can cost you more than regrets and time. Hiring a licensed professional can give you a better chance of settlement, saving you time, money and frustration in the long term.

What You Can Do to Keep Private Investigation Costs Down

Once you’ve decided to hire a licensed, professional private investigator, there are ways to keep the costs low, while allowing that PI to do their job in the best manner. Some suggestions: 

  • Specialty PIMake sure your agency already has expertise and experience in the very type of case you need investigated. This prevents wasted time or energy on mistakes or on-the-job training.
  • Collect case details aheadBefore you hire the investigator, make sure you have collected and documented all of the case details you have. Without putting yourself at risk, do as much data collection footwork as you can ahead of time. When you hire the PI, share all data with them up front, including any results from previous research and investigations.
  • Have goalsKnow what you want from your investigator. Clearly defined goals and needs for their investigation can help them stay focused, with you spending your money in an efficient manner.
  • ContractHave a written contract listing out expectations from you and the agency concerning their services, retainers, other fees and costs.
  • Stay updatedDuring the investigation, have regular meetings or progress reports from your investigator. This can help both of you stay on track with your goals and avoid wasting time with changing circumstances.

The licensed, experienced private investigators at Empire Pacific Investigative Services in West Hollywood, the surrounding areas and other California locations can help accomplish your investigation goals without wasting time or money with unnecessary mistakes. For your free consultation, call our office or go online today!

Posted on behalf of Empire Pacific Investigative Services

1117 Sherbourne Dr.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Phone: (310) 657-3747


Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Empire Pacific Investigative Services

Private Investigator Beverly Hills

Our Client Reviews

Empire Pacific Investigative Services

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 210 reviews

Alberto R.

I highly recommend Mike and Empire Pacific Investigative Services. They are true professionals and the only ones I will contact should the need arise! The attention to detail is second to none!

Maria A.

I was very satisfied with the professional help That Empire Pacific gave me in handling my case. His information was timely and to the point. I would highly recommend him for any and all investigative assistance. He is the best!

Wolfgang R.

Great Service. I am so happy I founded this company. They helped me out in my time of need.

Brittany L.

I was happy with the service provided. I had quick updates as the matter went forward and I would say five stars of service

Thandi M.

We have used Empire Pacific Investigative Services for three decades. Their work is exemplary; reports are perfect and their testimony is very professional, with great judge and jury appeal. We will not use anyone else for our investigations.

Mary H.

It has been my pleasure to work with Empire Pacific Investigative Services over the past 10 plus years on many investigations as well as other security related matters. When I need answers and I need them fast I know that a simple call will get me answers that are succinct, current and coming from a supremely knowledgeable source.

Martyna R.

Your service exceeded all our expectations. You are everything one hopes a true professional in this field of work would be: honest, direct, straightforward, responsive, knowledgeable and lightening fast. We would highly recommend your services to anyone with no hesitation.

Anthony E.

If you are looking for an experienced private investigator in California then you've found it. These P.I.'s know what they are doing. I look forward for the same commitment level in future from these guys.

Contact Us

Empire Pacific Investigative Services
1117 Sherbourne Dr.
West Hollywood,
CA 90069

Phone: (310) 657-3747

Opening Times:

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Empire Pacific Investigative Services Inc., established in 1993 by three retired U.S. Federal Special Agents, offers a diverse range of investigative services individually tailored to our clients' specific needs. Throughout its years of service, EPIS has enjoyed an enviable reputation based on dedication to client service. Each member of our staff is highly skilled, thereby ensuring a knowledgeable team proficient in every phase of the investigative field.