Licensed California Private Investigation Firm

Timely, accurate, and professional services.

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Criminal & Civil
Investigations

By digging into public records, conducting witness interviews, and other general research we provide you with the detailed evidence you need for your criminal and civil cases. We conduct our investigations with integrity and within the guidelines of California law to ensure that the gathered evidence can be used in court.


Witness and Missing
Persons Locates

Whether a loved one has vanished with no communication or an evasive witness has fled and your legal case is at stake, we have the resources and skillset to discover why they disappeared and where they are located.

Discreet
Surveillance

We gather relevant evidence for your case using our discreet and effective surveillance methods. This includes using video, photography, and general observation tactics. Our expertise in surveillance also helps us find evasive individuals who have proven to be difficult to serve.


Process Service & Judgment Recovery

Our California process servers are dedicated to ensuring that due process is upheld by delivering legal documents to the intended party in a timely fashion. We also offer judment recovery services, this is collecting owed money from indivduals who have been ordered to pay a creditor by the courts.


Infidelity
Investigations

These sensitive investigations are always handled with discretion and care. The thought of a cheating spouse is extremely worrisome. If you are suspicious of a loved one being unfaithful, you can trust us to uncover the truth and give you peace of mind.



Background
Checks

We conduct in-depth research to provide corporations or individuals the information they seek on potential employees, tenants, or even a possible spouse. This research uncovers any warning signs including past criminal records, debt, or other hidden circumstances that are not readily known.


About Us

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Jim Baca Investigations is a licensed California Private Investigation firm discreetly and effectively serving the private investigation and confidential information needs of a wide range of clients. These include attorneys, corporations, landlords, other private investigators, and insurance companies.

Utilizing a vast network of databases, confidential sources, and professional skills, Jim Baca Investigations will obtain the results you need, when you need them. We provide free consultations and price estimates and can tailor an investigation to suit your specific needs. Based in Contra Costa County, Jim Baca Investigations is owned Jim Baca who has 17 years of experience in criminal and civil investigations.

Association Memberships

Associations provide valuable knowledge and insight to ensure that investigators are up to date and informed on the investigative laws governing their service area. We are proud members of the following professional organizations:

  • California Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Texas Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
  • National Association of Professional Process Servers
  • California Association of Judgment Professionals
  • Contra Costa County Criminal Conflict Program
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association

Our Pricing

Service Price
Investigation by a Licensed Private Investigator $75.00 per hour plus $0.50 per mile. Minimum of 5 hours.
Weekends are $95.00 per hour plus $0.50 per mile. Minimum of 5 hours.
Field Locate $95.00
Obtain and run SSN copies/fax $0.50 per page
Do Today Assignments (Service of Process, Court Filings, Recordings, and Deliveries) $95.00 per hour plus $0.50 a mile
Small Claims Filing $75.00
You must fill out the paperwork.
Bank Levy or Wage Garnishment $175.00 (open file, serve and file proof)
You must provide writ, original application earnings withholding order, sheriff instructions, and sheriff fees. (We will put together the sheriff package).
Full Service Bank Levy or Wage Garnishment $225.00
We prepare documents according to your instructions and send them to you for signature. We then open the file, serve the papers, and file the proof of service.
Unlawful Detainers Please call for pricing as there are too many variables.
Routine Process Service Contra Costa - $75.00 per hour
All other CA counties - $95.00 per hour
Additional Persons (If at the same location.) $45.00
Rush Service (First attempt in 24 hours. Routine fees apply.) $75.00
Substituted Service Diligence Report and Proof of Mailing $25.00 plus postage
File Proof $35.00 minimum

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