What can affect alimony?

Proof of Adultery In most courts, specifically in Georgia, the spouse that was unfaithful is usually barred from receiving alimony if there is evidence that they have committed adultery.  Photo & video evidence of infidelity can be used as leverage to minimize expensive litigation resulting in a swifter settlement. Cohabitation  (live in boyfriend/girlfriend or has…

Is it legal to conduct a background investigation on a person without their consent?

Is it legal to conduct a background investigation on a person without their consent? Yes, if there is reasonable cause and a legitimate purpose for conducting the background investigation. However, without a release form signed by the individual, the background investigation is limited to the research of public records. Learn more: Background Investigations

Are findings of a private investigator admissible in court?

Are findings of a private investigator admissible in court? Evidence obtained by a licensed private investigator working on your behalf is admissible and useful in court. It is important to understand that all evidence must be legally obtained. In family law/domestic matters, we have often seen clients who are willing to bend the rules and…

What can I do to protect confidential company information?

What can I do to protect confidential company information? You can conduct a thorough background investigation on your potential employees, especially if the position provides access to sensitive company information. Hawk Private Investigations can do this on your behalf as well as perform a risk analysis which will help pinpoint potential areas where confidentiality can…

What should I do when I suspect a computer may contain evidence pertinent to a crime, divorce, or other legal matter?

Immediately turn the computer off, and contact Hawk Private Investigations as soon as possible. Every single thing you do on a computer leaves a trace, but more importantly, you can accidentally overwrite files that might be very valuable. We will make arrangements to get the computer into the hands of our trained computer forensics experts.…