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Local private detective can be useful if you need information about your partner that you find it difficult or impossible to obtain by yourself. There are a number of ways both legal and illegal, in which private investigators can go about obtaining proof of infidelity, the existence of hidden bank accounts and other information that may not be out in the open.

Adultery Cases

If you petition for divorce on the grounds of adultery, then unless your partner admits to it, you will need to provide evidence. A direct approach would be for an investigator to knock on the couple’s door and interview them on their sleeping arrangements. Or they could spy on the couple and make a record of when they go to sleep and when they get up. Other evidence like letters, diaries, photographic or recorded audio evidence can also be obtained if desired.

If your partner has moved out but you want stronger grounds for divorce than separation, you could hire an investigator to obtain proof of adultery. A good private investigator will be aware of the Data Protection Act and related laws, and will work within them. If you want to bug your partner’s phone, for example, you may be better protected doing it yourself than asking a P.I., although a P.I. should be able to tell you where to buy a decent bug.

Unreasonable Behaviour

Generally if you file for divorce on the basis of unreasonable behaviour, you will not have to provide proof unless the case is fully defended. If you choose to, you can hire an investigator to prove your partner is being violent. They could even visit your home and let your partner know. You set the parameters and a good private investigator will not stray beyond them.

You might also want to prove your partner is habitually neglecting the family, or that they are verbally abusive. They might drink and drive with the children in the car. Unreasonable behaviour can also cover extra-marital sexual activity or close association that falls short of adultery. Hiring a private investigator to prove these facts can save you the pain of having to question your partner or delve into it yourself.

Every case is unique in circumstances, for professional advice, call Watkins Ward now on: 0800 233 5711

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