First Legal Investigations is a full-service, licensed detective agency, staffed by experienced professionals. We provide services to the legal profession, insurance industry, municipalities, corporate clients, and private individuals. From skiptracing to asset searches, we are discreet, professional, and deliver real-time evidence you can use. Furthermore, we train our agents to understand the investigative needs of attorneys, what constitutes proper evidence and chain of custody. They undergo regular instruction and training on how to provide accurate testimony. As a result, every element of your surveillance adds value, reduces risk, and is defensible in the court of law.

Asset Searches


If your subject hides assets behind a legitimate business or concealed behind international barriers, First Legal Investigations helps you find what you’re looking for. Unlike competitors, we won’t abandon you once the asset search is over. After your judge’s ruling is perfected, we’ll guide you through the writ process. First Legal Investigations does not perform asset seizures, but we’ll be glad to help you serve levies.

International service of process requires that your documents be served in both English and the language of the country in which it is being served. To assist you in the process, we offer translation services in over 200 languages. First Legal will also prepare your letters rogatory.

Background Searches


We know how and where to look for information, but more importantly we know how to interpret it. Our extensive searches usually return information after seven to 10 days. We move quickly, but we don’t jeopardize the integrity of the investigation. When a First Legal investigator signs off on a report, you know they’ve been diligent in providing you with service you can use!



You never know when you will need skiptracing for your case. Whether you know the exact schedule of your subject or you’re running on dead leads, our licensed investigators locate difficult to find individuals using state-of-the-art technology. Skiptracers at First Legal successfully manage thousands of cases each year. Furthermore, we perform searches domestically and internationally. If you need to locate a witness, litigant, heir, or other evasive individual for legal purposes, we’re here to help you.

Service of Process


From elusive vagrants to celebrities, our investigators tailor a strategic action plan to locate and surveil any individual. We use a proven methodology and practice consistency in status communications for even the most difficult service of process. It’s important to us that our clients know we’re working to meet their needs around the clock.

International Service of Process


Since 1984, we have been the industry’s foremost experts in international service of process. The procedures for serving abroad are complicated and time consuming, but our expertise in judicial requirements takes guesswork and delays out of the equation. Our effective management team diligently oversees every aspect of the required document preparation phase.

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