Yes, the three licenses issued in Utah are Agency, Registrant and Apprentice. The agency must be insured with a minimum policy of $500,000.00 liability. When selecting a private investigator, make sure you are dealing with an "Agency" license holder. "Registrants" and "Apprentices" cannot advertise business or work independent of an Agency License.
The short answer is, not really. Most courts would question an involved party's investigation. Doing your own work leaves room for the allegation that you fabricated information to better your case. Also, doing your own work could actually be used against you. We have seen parties obtain stalking injunctions and protective orders claiming they are being follow by the other involved party. At EyesOn, we are an independent set of eyes, not personally involved in your case. We will provide an outsiders view of the facts and findings.
Yes. The United Stated Supreme Court ruled on Law Enforcement use of GPS requiring a search warrant. That ruling has nothing to do with a private investigator. Currently, there is no legislation in Utah restricting GPS for use by a private investigator.
Fees vary widely. Most investigators in Utah charge between $80-250 per hour. Other fees for services vary. Contact EyesOn PI for a full listing of fees and services.
The answer is YES! A newer Utah law allows for reduced/eliminated alimony payments if the spouse cheated.
Picking the right investigator is important. it can also be difficult. Here are a few suggestions: