Common Questions for Private Investigator


  • Does a Private Investigator need to be licensed and/or insured?

    Private Investigators are required by law to be licensed in each and every state that they wish to solicit and conduct investigations. However, being bonded and insured is not required in every state. For example, In New York, private investigators need to be licensed and bonded but insurance is optional. In Florida, private investigators are required to be licensed but not bonded and insurance is also optional. At Brener Investigations Group, we are licensed, bonded and insured in Florida and New York. In addition to our home states, we hold reciprocity licensure in many states and have an extended network of private investigators throughout the USA that we have a positive work history with.

  • Will my case be treated confidentially by a private investigator and what is the privacy policy?

    At Brener Investigations Group, our clients privacy is very important. Regardless of what type of investigation is needed, all communication is secure and when our private investigators are out in the field, they are discreet and keep all confidential material secure. Although not every investigations needs to be discreet, all client information is held with great confidence.

  • Are consultations free and discreet?

    Absolutely Yes. All of our consultation are 100% free and 100% discreet. We do not rush our free consultations, which can be done in person, via telephone, video conferencing or email.

  • Will I be updated during the investigation?

    Yes, the private investigator that is working on your case will discuss with you your preference for updates. We can provide provide updates from the field, end of day or assignment updates via text, call or email

  • Are the final results of the investigation admissible in court and can the private investigator testify in court if needed?

    Yes, evidence that was collected by a licensed private investigator in a legal manner is admissible in court. Often times, the private investigator who collected that evidence is requested into court to testify to its validity.

  • Do you have a contract or an agreement form?

    Yes, prior to the start of the investigation a contract is prepared for our clients review that outlines the scope of the investigation and pricing which was discussed.