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Child custody investigation

Child Custody Investigation

Prove a person’s lack of ability to provide adequate childcare
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Put the child’s best interests at heart

Within a family court proceeding, allegations are often made by parents and carers that put the child in a difficult position. Such matters need to be looked into with importance, therefore, the private detectives at Watkins Ward Group Investigations can appropriately and professionally do so, making sure that the child(s) is protected.  

Whether you’re accusing a parent of not being responsible enough to look after your child solely after a divorce and want evidence for joint custody, or you suspect neglect or abuse happening and require proof for sole custody; having a private investigator will help tilt the evidence in one direction.

As both parents want what they perceive to be the best for their child, they often are unhappy with the court findings. The court doesn’t want to hear “he said/she said”, they want evidence. We’ll provide you with reports, videos, photos and more so that the court will take your allegations into account.

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How will a child custody investigation be conducted?
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Detailed attention is paid to a parent or carers ability to provide, not just the basics of food, clothing and shelter, but age-appropriate stimulation, nurturing and protection. Evidence is gathered using video, photographic and audio, as well as written methods, and any concerns regarding a child’s safety or welfare are finely detailed.  

Family members, relatives and friends can be interviewed, and background checks can be made. Child protection is vital in any investigation in matters of child custody, and our investigators are trained to look for signs of drug or alcohol abuse, criminal activity, problematic behaviours such as gambling, driving in a reckless manner, and other issues that could place a child’s welfare at risk. The home environment is assessed for suitability and appropriateness.

Will hiring a private detective benefit my child custody case?
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Any investigation will provide legal evidence and will be report-ready for a court hearing. Our private investigators can also provide statements of evidence that are sworn for the court where required.  

This investigation is for a parent or guardian who want to prove someone’s ability to look after a child in a safe environment, with adequate care.  If a dispute into which person should have care over a child has already gone to court, the court will require evidence to show the quality of care a parent, carer or guardian might deliver, and any issues that may arise, such as safeguarding and child protection issues.

How long will it take, and will they know they’re being investigated?
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It depends on the individual circumstances; some will take only a few weeks, and others it will be on-going for months. The assigned detective and case manager will update you when they know the overall case.  

The subject being investigated will not find out that they are being investigated at all costs. Our detectives will remain covert, constantly evaluating changing circumstances.  

We have a team of local child custody private investigators working 24/7, who are experts and offer a wide range of professional investigator services. If you are looking for highly trained private investigator services at a very reasonable cost, then the Watkins Ward Group can help.

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1. Talk to our Advisors

Discuss your circumstances in confidence with our friendly trained team of advisors by using 247 live chat support, calling or filling out the encrypted form on this website.

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2. Start the Investigation

After reviewing your situation and coming to a mutual decision for the investigation, we will begin the on-going inquiry.

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3. Evidence Package Provided

Once the investigation has taken place and we feel as though everything has been analysed, a full evidence package is given.

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