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Blackwell concentrates on providing what you need, when you need it. We provides services to everyone from Iindividuals, Organizations, Companies & Corporations to developing close relationships with Law Firms to support their client needs. From Process Serving to Skip Tracing, Blackwell Investigations & Consulting is there for you 24/7.

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Skip Tracing is the process of locating an individual’s whereabouts.

The more information you can provide to us increases the chances of locating your subject.

Some of the basic information we will ask for is:

  • Full Name including any maiden names or alias’s
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Last known address
  • Last known employer
  • Driver’s License/Vehicle information

RESULTS: Average turn-around time is 7 to 10 business days. Harder to find individuals can take longer to locate. Some individuals do not want to be located. These people may change their identity, use alternate date of births and social security numbers and frequently change their residences. These individuals are the exception and not the rule.

FEE’S: We offer both flat rate and hourly reports. Our rates are subject to negotiation, the amount of information provided and complexity of the investigation.

Our Firm has been providing process service in Missouri & Kansas for over 2 decades.
We provide Routine, Rush, After Hours & Weekend Service. We will serve your documents when the individual is available.
We will serve your documents in the evening, during the day or on the weekend. A minimum of three attempts will be completed. Additional attempts will be made as needed.

We will serve your documents in the Metropolitan Kansas City Area for a flat rate of $45.00.
These counties include Jackson, Clay, Platte and Cass in Missouri side and Johnson and Wyandotte on the Kansas Side.
We will serve your documents in other counties of Missouri and Kansas. Call us for a quote.

Rush Service is requested when documents are to be served at a specific time or the same day.
The Rush Service rate for the Metropolitan Kansas City area is $75.00.
Emergency Rush Service is requested when immediate service is requested. Our Emergency Rush rate is $65.00 per hour.

Surveillance Investigations are conducted for insurance companies for workers compensation claims, disability claims, bodily injury claims.

These are generally conducted when the client suspect's fraud. The purpose of the investigation is to determine the claimant's normal activities.

Surveillance is also done to assist clients for child custody issues. Many client's want to know who is watching their child when the other parent has the child. They want to know if the child is in a safe environment. They want to know if mom or dad's new girlfriend is not a sexual predator or if they have a criminal record.

Surveillance is conducted to determine infidelity. Our surveillance will confirm if your spouse or significant other is cheating. The information we provide will assist you in what direction you need to move forward.

Law firm investigations consist of process service, locating witnesses, personal injury investigations, criminal investigations, witness statement, asset searches, medical malpractice investigations, surveillance, accident scene investigations.

We investigate wrongful death claims, accidental death claims and contestable death claims.

Asset investigations involve both local and nationwide searches of public records to locate personal property or real estate held by a person or business. These searches will uncover value and any potential liabilities that may be tied to the property.

HOW DOES AN ASSET INVESTIGATION WORK?
Asset investigations can be completed in a number of ways, all focusing on pieceing together the puzzle of an individual or company’s financial puzzle. Depending on why you need an asset check, the investigation can include a basic background check, a computer investigation, surveillance work, or a financial or business background check.

Asset investigations basically work by uncovering exactly what sorts of collectible assets someone has. Whether you are investigating a business or individual, an investigation will determine how likely you are to get money in a court case. An investigation can also tell you how secure someone’s assets are-before you trust a company or individual with your business.

Only an asset investigation conducted by a qualified private investigator can find out whether a business or person is using a fictitious business name, is using fraud, is hiding assets, or has multiple judgments or a track record of fraud against them. Knowing this can not only help you in court, but can also give you the information and facts that you need to do everyday business.

INDIVIDUAL & CORPORATE ASSET SEARCHES INCLUDE

  • Real estate and deeds
  • Available mortgage information
  • Motor vehicle registration and liens
  • Watercraft registration and liens
  • Aircraft registration and liens
  • Judgments
  • Bankruptcies
  • Criminal Records
  • Uniform commercial code liens (UCC Filings)
  • Federal and state tax liens
  • A.K.A.s (Also Known as) D.B.A.s (doing business as) of the individual

Insurance claim investigation consist of wrongful death, accidental death and contestable death claims.

We also investigate all types of life and health and property and casualty claims.

We conduct comprehensive interviews with your insured to determine their activity, how they spend a typical day, activities they say they are unable to do, previous work history to include duties, educational history etc.

We will contact neighbors to determine your insured's activities. We will conduct surveillance if you suspect or we develop fraud.

Blackwell Investigations can accelerate the claim investigation process and get you the necessary information to make an informed decision fast. Blackwell Investigations gather the information you need and can be designed to fit changing requirements as necessary.

CONTESTABLE DEATH CLAIMS

This investigation is designed to develop information relative to the insurability of the deceased at the time of effective date of coverage. We will interview the next of kin/beneficiaries and take statements regarding the Insured, employment, medical, social information, other information and circumstances of death.

ACCIDENTAL DEATH CLAIMS

This information is designed to determine whether the death resulted from injuries sustained in an accident, altercation, sickness, and/or whether death occurred while in the act of committing a felony. We will secure police reports, medical examiner/coroner reports to include autopsy and toxicology reports and obtain interviews with those necessary, to get the facts of the events.

HOMICIDE/SUICIDE CLAIMS

Full in-depth investigation designed to answer those questions when a report is not available to be released due to an ongoing investigation. Involves interviewing the investigator to obtain complete details and contributing circumstances, such as;

  • Events leading up to, during and after the incident. (Who, where, how, what and when)
  • Was the insured the aggressor? Any lead or suspects? Trial date? How did the incident start?
  • Who started?

Child custody investigations are conducted to see who is taking care of your child when they are not with you. Surveillance is recommended to confirm this issue.

We can conduct background investigations on who your ex is now with.

We conduct comprehensive interviews with your insured to determine their activity, how they spend a typical day, activities they say they are unable to do, previous work history to include duties, educational history etc.

We will contact neighbors to determine your insured's activities. We will conduct surveillance if you suspect or we develop fraud.

Accident Scene investigations can provide the client with information about the scene before the scene is cleared.

Photos can be taken of the scene from all angles. Photos can be taken of skid marks.

Photo's can be taken of the area to show any landmarks, exact location, obstructions, debris and direction of travel of the involved vehicles.