UIG Service Listings

  • AOE / COE Investigations
  • Background Investigation
  • Cell Phone Forensics
  • Litigation
  • Private Parties
  • Computer Forensics
  • Due Dilligence
  • GPS Tracking Solutions
  • Insurance Claim Investigations
  • Locate Investigations
  • Marital and Domestic Surveillance
  • Property Inspections
  • Public Record Research and Retrieval
  • Skip Tracing
  • Statements and Interviews
  • Surveillance
  • Trademark Protection
  • Undercover Operations
Private Investigation

Domestic/Infidelity Investigation

Infidelity Investigations are performed to determine if a person's spouse, partner, or significant other is unfaithful. Most often, our client’s suspicions are confirmed and supported through digital photos, video and circumstantial evidence.

There are numerous methods to establish, verify, and prove infidelity in a relationship. The methods used for each particular case is individual in nature as is the specifics of each client’s case. Our agency will aim to provide the necessary evidence to prove your case with irrefutable, undeniable proof.

The main reasons clients typically hire an investigation agency for this type of investigation is for:

  1. Knowledge - Not knowing for sure is difficult. Having the knowledge that either confirms ore refutes ones suspicions through indisputable evidence is important. Find out what your mate is or has been doing, where they are going, and who they are spending time with.
  2. Child Custody – Protecting the best interest of the custodial child is primary in these cases. Parents often reach out to our agency to help verify and document custodial related events that ultimately assist in establishing, preserving or modifying custodial status.
  3. Asset Protection – Being informed allows you to make educated decisions about relationship and the associated asset related considerations.


Surveillance is the art of monitoring a target or subjects activities through observation and close watch. It is observation of the behavior of people or objects. Typical subjects or targets are people, places, and vehicles.

Surveillance is conducted in a covert manner in which the subjects or targets are unaware they are being watched. The activities are documented with detailed reports, video, and pictures. Our agency has vast experience performing surveillance in various situations, settings and difficulty.

  1. Physical Surveillance is conducted by male or female agents that are physically maintaining constant close watch of a subject usually by vehicle or foot.
  2. Electronic Surveillance is conducted using high tech electronic equipment
  3. Vehicle Tracking/GPS Tracking is a variety of technology that can be implemented to track a vehicle to precise locations. Tracking reports can track a vehicle 24 hours a day 7 days a week, and can include details such as addresses, durations, and speed.
  4. Surveillance is often used for the following types of cases:
    • Catch a Cheating Spouse
    • Domestic Cases
    • Infidelity Investigations
    • Child Custody Cases
    • Tracking a Teen
    • Insurance Fraud
    • Workers Compensation
    • Verifying Employment
    • Theft
    • Vandalism
    • Trespassing

AOE / COE Investigations

Arising Out of Employment, in the Course of Employment Worker Compensation AOE – COE investigations center around determining the facts surrounding an alleged injury by a worker on the job. The term AOE – COE refers to determining if a work comp injury is "Arising Out of Employment" or it is in the "Course Of Employment."

The thorough and competent AOE – COE investigation is crucial in the early stages of a Worker Compensation claim. Injury related accident facts must be established immediately because evidence gets lost and memories deteriorate with time. In addition, it is important to nail down the statement of the claimant and witnesses prior to possible coaching by interested parties.

At UIG we conduct thorough and comprehensive AOE – COE investigations in a timely and efficient manner. We know that time is of the essence for you because you need to make important decisions early on in a claim. Once you experience the quality of our AOE – COE reports, you will become a believer in the importance of the competent and professional AOE – COE investigations.

Missing Persons/Locate/ Skiptrace Investigations

Missing Persons/Locate Investigations are conducted to find the current whereabouts and uncover the contact information of a subject.

  1. Missing Persons: Examples of such cases are kidnappings, runaways and fugitives. Investigation cases can have suspicious circumstances.
  2. Locate Investigations: are conducted to find a subject and provide the client with the most up to date information regarding them

Typical Subjects include relatives, lost loves, friends you've lost contact with, former co-workers, military buddies, deadbeat dads, people who owe money, companies/businesses that have moved. Experienced investigators who have extensive training and backgrounds in law enforcement and private investigations perform these investigations with quick and accurate results. Do not be confused with these Internet database searches that are out of date, imprecise, and often inaccurate.

Undercover Operations

Universal Investigative Group specializes in covert operatives that pertain to employee theft and productivity, drug in the workplace, stalking, vandalism and cheatings spouses.

We assist businesses and individuals bring problems to an end. We use the latest state of the art systems to assist our investigators to obtain the information and evidence you need.

Our firm has worked with many different types of businesses. Whether it's organized employee theft or corporate espionage, UIG can help. Our team of professional investigators has the expert training and experience needed to produce effective usable results.

Our investigative staff can help you evaluate the problem you have and then organize a detail operative plan that will bring your problem to an end. We are expert problem solvers!

Cell Phone Investigation

Through the use of forensic software, our examiners can provide detailed reports of data stored on mobile devices.

These devices include:

  • Cellular telephones
  • Smart phones
  • GPS units

The types of data recoverable from these devices include:

  • Contact lists
  • Call logs
  • Text messages
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • E-mails

*Recovery of deleted text messages is dependent upon the make and model of the device and the length of time the message have been deleted. UIG does not guarantee that all deleted text messages can be recovered. Contact us if more details are needed.


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