Frequently Asked Questions:
I’m interested, what’s the next step?
Call to arrange a confidential meeting at a location of your choice, or one of our offices. You may also choose a telephone consultation. Initial consultation is free of charge.
Why should I use your agency to conduct my case?
Cadre has been conducting professional Investigations and surveillance worldwide for over 40 years. We are a full service, fully staffed agency operating 24 hours a day. The agency is licensed and insured. The agency utilizes experienced investigators with diverse backgrounds including law enforcement. We use state of the art techniques and equipment. Non-confidential references can be furnished upon request.
Why should I hire your agency to conduct my matrimonial/domestic case?
Cadre is a full service agency however we have a whole division that is dedicated to matrimonial and domestic cases such as infidelity, cheating wife or cheating husband cases. This division’s primary function is to investigate these types of cases and handles a vast amount per year. Our experience in these cases is unsurpassed. Non-confidential references can be furnished upon request.
How much will the investigation cost?
Every case is different There are many variables involved in each case. Determining the fee for a particular investigation is estimated after a free consultation. After we understand your particular situation, ask you some relevant questions, and understand your goals we will be able to give you a quote. We aim to accommodate all of our clients and their budgets. There are many affordable options.
When will my Investigation begin?
Once you have decided to retain Cadre, your case will start immediately.
Who will be working on my case?
Our staff is comprised of experienced investigators with different specialties and backgrounds, including federal law enforcement, local law enforcement, and investigators with in-depth knowledge of investigative procedure and skill. Private investigation is a collaborative effort and we will utilize as many investigators and techniques that are needed to solve your case and produce the desired results.
Do I get updates or reports so I know what is going on with my case?
We maintain close contact with our clients at their discretion. We provide frequent status reports and there are live investigators working 24 hours a day that you will have access to. They will assist you at your convenience.
After your case is completed you will be provided with a final report of investigation, which is a detailed report that contains all the pertinent evidence and information that has been uncovered for your case. We prepare the reports in an evidentiary manner for use in court if needed. If necessary, we will prepare your report in an evidentiary manner suitable for admission at a trial/court proceeding.
Where can Cadre Investigative Consultants PI conduct investigations and surveillance?
Cadre has an extensive experience conducting investigations throughout the world. We are one of the oldest and largest agencies operating in New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster Counties. Over the last 40 years we have built a network of invaluable contacts.
Will I get pictures or video?
Cadre Investigative Consultants PI will obtain video/photos based upon case need.
Can you guarantee the results?
No investigative firm should guarantee their results. However, Cadre Investigative Consultants PI has a very high success rate. Our investigators are subject to quarterly training. Our standards are high; success for our clients is paramount!
I tried to do the investigation myself. Can you help me now?
Yes we can! Call for a free consultation
My attorney says I don’t need an investigator. Can he handle everything?
Once you have found and are satisfied with your legal representation you should abide by his/her recommendations. However, a private investigator can greatly assist your attorney, and provide them with valuable options. Cadre Investigative Consultants PI will speak with your attorney at your request and give recommendations based upon your consultation.
What if my spouse/partner leaves the state or country?
Cadre Investigative Consultants PI will follow a subject based upon case need. If required, a Cadre operative will follow a subject out of state, or out of the country.
Can one of my family members or friends do the surveillance?
Family members and/or friends can’t conduct surveillance or investigations in most states. It is illegal for anyone to conduct surveillance or investigations in most states without a private investigations license. There is also a chance that they could be arrested for stalking in some states as well. Most courts frown upon family members and friends conducting surveillance or investigations.
Do I already have enough to prove that my spouse/partner is cheating?
Many times clients believe that they already have enough to prove that their partner is cheating. Unfortunately most of the time you may have enough to prove in your mind that they are cheating, but not enough to prove it in court. If you’re not sure if you have enough evidence to prove your spouse is committing adultery, please contact us for a Free consultation.
I previously confronted my partner and accused them, or told them I believe they may be cheating. Can you still handle the investigation & surveillance?
We never advise a client to confront their partner with any ideas, intuition, or evidence until the proper evidence has been gathered to prove the case. However we are human and sometimes our emotions get the best of us. This situation exists and you are not the only person to have confronted their partner before they should have. There are methods that can be used and the case can still be conducted by a professional agency. We will discuss your options during our free consultation.
My spouse/partner can be violent; do you offer any type of protection?
Cadre Investigative Consultants PI is a full service investigative firm. To that end, we offer a vast array of services. Personal protection/bodyguard services can be provided should this become necessary. Executive Protection also available for events not part of a specific investigation.
What types of equipment do you use during your investigations?
Cadre Investigative Consultants PI is proud to maintain the most state of the art equipment in the industry. Since every investigation is unique, Cadre makes every effort to remain on the cutting edge of private investigations. If equipment is required based upon individual need; Cadre will obtain that equipment to ensure the best possible results.