Child custody cases often times involve an immense amount of allegations and claims from both parents and these claims, most of the time, are lodged against each other becoming a heated issue in court. Therefore, hiring a Private Investigator could help tilt the evidence in a particular direction.
It is also vital that the party hiring the investigator is familiar with the types of child custody there are. Here are a list of the most common types: Legal custody, physical custody, and sole or joint custody.
Most of time, the concern for the safety and well-being of the child will entice a client to hire a private investigator. Private Investigators will conduct surveillance to get a better idea of the overall situation. The potential benefits of hiring a private investigator would be getting a possible upper-hand in the case. This includes: asset search, background/criminal record search, gathering evidence(video footage and photography), interviewing witnesses, ect. These factors are important to consider.