Affidavit of Due Diligence Services
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Trying to find Heirs,
Defendant's, Debtors, Birth Parents or Witnesses? If Not Found, we
provide a court compliant Due Diligence and Search Affidavit
A Private Investigator's Affidavit of Due Diligence Search and Inquiry Services is widely utilized and accepted by the courts. More so than a Process Servers affidavit, the investigators affidavit will encompass deeper and more credible insights and facts otherwise not unmasked by an inexperienced or less experienced process server.
We are Diligence experts: Specialized Private Investigative Services for Attorneys and their clients who need Due Diligence and search services for application of submital to the court.
Investigation diligence and search services rendered will result in a sworn Affidavit of Due and Diligent proof that a person was or cannot be found. Flat fee, $395.00, Ten Day Guarantee.
investigation services are handled by our in-house worldly experienced and
licensed professional Private Investigator ONLY. You will be paying for many
years of experience, the time associated with investigating and the efforts to
draft and properly execute the due diligent affidavit. If you are seeking an
irrefutable diligent service and affidavit, contact us.
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Professionally Drafted and Notarized Affidavits
Due Diligent Search Services are offered by the Agency for Civil Enforcement Corporation a Florida based Nationwide Private Investigation and specializing in Due Diligence location services. Providing specialized attorney services with expertise in diligent investigation - locating defendants, birth parents, debtors, heirs and witnesses nationwide.
If or when a person cannot be found in America a comprehensive Affidavit of Due Diligence, meeting specific court required criteria, is provided. Professional sworn Affidavits of Due Diligence are drafted and available within hours of completing service.
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Affidavit of Due Diligence
An Affidavit of Due Diligence is a sworn statement; a person can be found guilty of perjury if she / he submit a false, inaccurate or misleading statement in a Due Diligence Affidavit. An Affidavit of Due Diligence is often submitted by a Private process server stating the efforts he / she made to find and deliver legal documents to the subject defendant (s). Due diligence in process serving generally means that the process server tried extensively to locate an individual by accessing information discoverable through diligent efforts, search and inquiry as referenced in our check list.
Some Possible Diligence Issues
Affidavits of due diligence are not appropriate in every situation, and the exact format and criteria may vary by state. Service of process is a critical component to legal proceedings, and failing to find or locate a defendant or witness could have severe legal and financial implications on the parties involved. Before using or submitting an affidavit of due diligence, a professional investigator and or process server will work closely with an attorney to make sure the diligence is proper and comprehensive.
When a defendant cannot be served legal process in any capacity due to not being found the services of a professional Private Investigation Agency and or Licensed Private Process Servers is crucial to a credible means for alternate service. The due diligence affidavit must provide specific and broad information that proves diligent efforts, search and inquiry were made by a licensed professional investigator.
Our due diligence
administrator coordinates credible investigative services to substainiate the required court affidavit of due diligent inquiry and search on behald of its clients. Attorneys seeking an alternate means for service
process are welcome to connect with us for a free consultation and planning service.
Due diligence in a broad sense refers to the level of research, judgment, determination, and professional inquiries that a legal service provider would reasonably be expected to do under particular circumstances. In other words, before a diligent search affidavit can be finalized information found therough extensive investigative efforts must be iron clad, verifiable and indisputable.
Due diligence services is a process of acquiring objective and reliable information, generally on a person, director or employee of a company, and prior to a specific event or decision. It is usually a systematic investigative effort, which is used to gather the critical facts and descriptive information which are most relevant to the making of an informed decision on a matter before the courts.
An affidavit of due diligence is made to attest to the investigative efforts and services of a licensed person under a duty to make diligent efforts in a legal matter. It is most commonly drafted by a private investigator, not a process server, who has unsuccessfully made attempts to locate the whereabouts of a person who is the subject of a pending matter before the courts. The affidavit will set forth the attempts made to find the person, such as times and date of attempted service, efforts to locate the person through neighbors and much more. The purpose of such an affidavit is to show the court that all legal obligations to discharge a duty have been met, and possibly may justify alternative measures, such as service by publication.
Additional Diligence Services
Due Diligence - A Private Investigators expertise is different than that of others such as accountants, lawyers and consultants.
Due diligence is a program of critical analysis that companies undertake prior to making business decisions in such areas as corporate mergers/acquisitions or major product purchases/sales. The due diligence process, whether outsourced or executed in-house, is in essence an attempt to provide attorneys and judges with reliable and complete background information about a defendant or witness who cannot be found or served by typical or traditional means.
Many investigate experts caution that the due diligence process is incomplete if it does not incorporate at least ten crucial elements of a critical check list. The check list is not written in stone nor is it statutory. The list is at the discretion of the Private Investigator and at the direction of an attorney and is drafted as a means to show the court the extent of efforts placed on trying to ascertain the whereabouts of a person.
A Due Diligence Affidavit Check List may include:
- Arrest Records
- Boat Registrations
- Cell Phone Number
- City Directories
Organizations and Events
- City or Town
records, such as permits, complaints and or violations
- Contact Relatives
i.e. Brothers, Sister, in-laws, cousins, friends, known associates
- Corporate Records
- County Records
- Court Records
- Crash and Accident
- Credit Headers
- Criminal Records,
- Death Files
- Department of
- Driver’s License
- Department of Motor
- Divorce Records
- Email Addresses
- Employers - current
- Family Members
- Federal Court
System, Civil and Criminal Cases
- Fictitious Name
- Former Employees
- Hospitals in the
area of the last known address
- Hunting License
- Inmate Search
- Internet Search i e.
Google, MSN, Yahoo People Finder Sites
- Letters of
Administration - Executrix Records
- Library Records
- Military Records
- Nationwide Predator
- Notary License
- Occupational Licenses
- On-line Court
- Person (s) residing
at last known address
- Police records
relating to the last two known addresses
- Power or Utility
Company, Cable, Cell Phone Providers
- Probate Records
- Public Records - on
line service providers
- Recent Judgments
- Recorded Documents
- Regulatory Agencies
- Research Business
- Retail Records
- Social Networking
- Sheriff Websites
- Tax Collector
- Unclaimed Assets
- US Postal Records
- Utility Records
- Voter Registration
- Weapons Permit
- Website Listings
Please be advised the diligence affidavit will not contain all of the above information but it should embody a majority of the information so that we can substantiate results.
DUE DILIGENT SEARCH AFFIDAVIT
Before commencing service by publication, the plaintiff, his agent or attorney must file a sworn statement of diligent search. There are four types of diligent search affidavits, one for each of the following types of defendants:
1. Natural Persons
3. Unknown Parties
4. Parties Doing Business Under a Corporate Name Keep in mind the following: The examiner must carefully compare any diligent search affidavit. Any omission or material inaccuracies could make the service invalid. The word "address" is not synonymous with the word "residence". Where the Due Diligence Affidavit makes a statement as to the "residence" of the defendant, service is defective if the word "address" is substituted. Callaghan v. Callaghan, 337 So.2d 986 (Fla. 4th D.C.A. 1976). The steps taken must show that "an honest and conscientious effort, reasonably appropriate to the circumstances" was taken. Gans v. Heathgate-Sunflower Homeowner's Association, 593 So.2d. 549 (Fla. 4th D.C.A. 1992); Klinger v. Milton Holding Co., 136 Fla. 68, 186 So. 526 (Fla. 1939).
NOTICE OF ACTION
Within 60 days of the filing of the due diligent search affidavit, the clerk or judge shall issue a notice of action in the form set forth in Section 49.08, F.S. The notice of action shall require the defendant to file an answer and serve a copy not later than the date set forth in said notice. The referenced date shall not be less than 28 nor more than 60 days after the first publication.