TERMS OF SERVICE

Origination: 4/28/2021

Updated: 8/21/2022

Process Service

Rates are for 3 attempts at random times for one address. Specific Times, more than one address or additional attempts at additional fees.

Documents over 30 pages will be charged an additional $00.15 per page after the 30th page.

Priority Service: If the document is received before 2:00 PM MST the first attempt will be made that day. If the document is not received by 2:00 PM depending on scheduling we will try to get it scheduled for the same day. If we are unable to we will schedule for the next morning.

Rush Service: Rush service documents will have the first attempt within 48hrs of receiving the documents.

Standard Service: Stand service documents will have service completed within 3 – 5 business days.

We do not serve documents on Sunday unless authorized.

Payment is due in advanced on most services. If applicable invoices past due by 30+ days are subject to a 5% interest charge.

An additional affidavit fee of $15.00 will be applied if we are serving more than one person/business at the same address.

CANCELLATION

After the first attempt has been made the service is non-refundable.

If the first service has not been made and you need to cancel your service. Half of the invoice will be refunded. Half will be used as scheduling and print fee.

Investigations

CANCELLATION

CLIENT must provide AGENCY with a minimum Forty-Eight (48) hour notice in case of any cancellation of scheduled activity. A (4) four-hour minimum charge will be imposed for each investigator if the CLIENT fails to give (48) Forty-Eight hours notice to AGENCY.

All courtroom and deposition fees are due in advance. A retainer for the amount must be received 7 days prior to scheduling the investigator(s) for court or deposition. We are not responsible for court delays or cancellations. Forty-eight (48) hours notice is required in the event of a cancellation; otherwise your account will be invoiced for each investigator for each day or portion scheduled.

CLIENT EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT IN THE EVENT CLIENT EXECUTES THIS AGREEMENT AND THEN WISHES TO CANCEL THIS INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES AGREEMENT ONCE AGENCY HAS BEGUN OR SCHEDULED SUCH SERVICES, THAT AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO ONE-HALF OR 4 HOUR MINIMUM PER DAY OF THE RETAINER FEE SHALL BE PAID TO AGENCY AS A CASE INTAKE FEE. CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT AGENCY HAS TO SCHEDULE IN ADVANCE THE AGENCY’S ASSIGNMENTS IN ORDER FOR ITS EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS TO BE AVAILABLE TO PERFORM SURVEILLANCE AND OTHER INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES FOR CLIENT AND FOR AGENCY’S OTHER CUSTOMERS, AND THAT ONCE SCHEDULED, THESE EMPLOYEES AND CONTRACTORS CANNOT BE QUICKLY RESCHEDULED TO OTHER CLIENTS.

If applicable invoices past due by 30+ days are subject to a 5% interest charge.

CLIENT further agrees that the following provisions shall also apply to all fees due from CLIENT under this agreement:

  1. In the event that no retainer is collected, then the services provided will be billed by invoice and due upon receipt of said invoice. CLIENT forfeits all rights to reports, evidence, photographs, video, information and other related items if invoices are not paid within terms.
  • All outstanding fees are due immediately at the completion of this assignment, or upon either the CLIENT or AGENCY’s determination that no further action can be taken to complete this assignment.
  • AGENCY reserves the right to require payment in advance for excessive investigative expenses.

CLIENT INTERFERENCE

CLIENT acknowledges that any interference in this investigation by CLIENT or by CLIENT’s friends, relatives, agents, or employees will jeopardize the ability of AGENCY to provide the services promised under this agreement. CLIENT further acknowledges that interference includes, but is not limited to calling the AGENCY and/or employees and contractors while they are trying to perform investigative duties and/or surveillance, asking to ride along on surveillances, driving past locations under surveillance, and/or visiting locations near the location under surveillance. CLIENT agrees not to interfere in any manner whatsoever, or instruct or cause anyone else to interfere, directly or indirectly, while AGENCY is in the course of this investigation. CLIENT understands and agrees that in the event anyone other than AGENCY participates in this investigation, AGENCY will immediately terminate all activity in this assignment and CLIENT will forfeit any unused portion of the retainer.

DISCLAIMER

CLIENT expressly acknowledges that AGENCY’S fees for services are NOT contingent on the outcome or results of the above referenced investigation. AGENCY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE RESULTS OF THIS INVESTIGATION. No illegal or unethical services will beknowingly provided by AGENCY and CLIENT certifies that he/she/it is not knowingly requesting any illegal services. AGENCY reserves the right to decline or terminate without advance notice any assignment it deems to be illegal or unethical or in AGENCY’s sole opinion detrimental to AGENCY. AGENCY will perform services in compliance with all state and federal laws, regulations and best practices. CLIENT UNDERSTANDS THAT RESULTS OF

SURVEILLANCES AND INVESTIGATIONS BY THEIR NATURE ARE NOT GUARANTEED AND ARE LIMITED BY TIME AND RESOURCES. THE INFORMATION OBTAINED MAY NOT BE THAT WHICH IS DESIRED OR IN THE FAVOR OF THE CLIENT.

ACCURACY OF INFORMATION SOURCES

Database search reports are performed strictly by the information provided on the subject by the CLIENT. Any error in spelling, format or sequence of letters, words or numbers can result in wrong information on the subject. Data is supplied from different private sources, computer systems, public information facilities, government open record institutions and might also contain confidential source information. All attempts are made to maintain the integrity of this data. AGENCY cannot be held liable for inaccuracies contained in public record information or databases accessed. Furthermore, information has been gathered from sources and individuals deemed reliable by AGENCY; however, no guarantee, warranty, or other representation is made as to the accuracy of information received from third parties, or its suitability for any particular purpose. If the information reported is not “Original Source” information, it is strongly recommended that any information gathered be cross-referenced with “Original Source” information.

RESPONSIBLE USE OF INFORMATION

AGENCY is NOT a consumer reporting AGENCY. AGENCY promotes the responsible use of the information that it provides and reserves the right to withhold information for which AGENCY deems is outside the scope of a permissible purpose or otherwise defined by state and federal law and/or regulation. “Confidential Information” shall not include such information as is or becomes part of the public domain through no action of AGENCY. The CLIENT is responsible to safeguard the information provided from unauthorized third party disclosure as defined by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) and Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA) and applicable state and federal laws and regulations. It is incumbent upon the CLIENT and their representatives to be fully knowledgeable about such laws and regulations and/or seek legal counsel prior to dissemination of reported information. Furthermore, the CLIENT affirms the information requested and/or learned during the investigation is not to be used for harassment, stalking, intimidation, threatening or any other illegal purpose(s).

CLIENT MISREPRESENTATION

CLIENT attests that he/she has not misrepresented himself, his company, organization or purpose for requesting the services that AGENCY provides. CLIENT understands that misrepresentation in this agreement, in AGENCY’s sole opinion, may result in civil and criminal action against the CLIENT and/or his organization as well as any and all monies paid to be forfeited. AGENCY reserves the right to refuse service to the CLIENT for any issue of security, safety, unlawful, unethical or immoral reasons. CLIENT further represents that the information provided by the AGENCY shall be used in a lawful manner and that said information will not be used to cause any physical or emotional harm upon the subject of the investigation. CLIENT agrees to and shall indemnify and save harmless the AGENCY, it’s employees and agent(s) from damages, losses, cost and expenses, including any attorney or legal fees, suffered/incurred in connection with or arising out of claims based on investigative results provided to CLIENT. This also includes any civil or criminal actions, claims, third party claims, lawsuits, disciplinary actions, or any losses alleged to be caused by the AGENCY resulting from any activity performed by either CLIENT or AGENCY, except for illegal acts or negligence on the part of the AGENCY, investigators and/or its employees.

PROTECTION ORDERS

CLIENT attests that he/she does not have an active restraining order, protection order or no contact order against them from the SUBJECT being investigated. If the client is representing another party in the investigation. They attest that party does not have an active restraining order, protection order or no contact order against them from the SUBJECT being investigated.

CONFIDENTIALITY

All investigative findings furnished to CLIENT are exclusively for CLIENT’S own use. CLIENT agrees to restrict the dissemination of said findings ONLY to third parties who have a legitimate need to know, and/or authorized by law. CLIENT will hold AGENCY harmless from damages, losses, cost or expenses, including attorney fees, suffered or incurred in connection with arising out of claims based on investigative findings provided to CLIENT, and for which CLIENT fails to keep strictly confidential. AGENCY will keep findings strictly confidential and will not disseminate or release any findings to third parties unless authorized IN WRITING by the CLIENT, or court ordered.

CREDIT CARD AUTHORIZATION

By CLIENT providing AGENCY with CLIENT’s credit card information, AGENCY is authorized to charge said credit card as AGENCY may deem necessary to pay off any outstanding balances, additional requested services by CLIENT, court appearances, or any appearance requested by any party associated with this investigation. CLIENT further acknowledges that AGENCY fees are based on information, whether negative or positive to CLIENT’s case, along with accrued time and expenses. AGENCY shall be entitled to all invoiced fees regardless of the value of the information developed by AGENCY. CLIENT waives any right to dispute or “chargeback” on any credit card charges made by AGENCY that can be justified with an invoice. CLIENT understands that any dispute of charges can and will be resolved in small claims court and not through the credit card company for the card provided to AGENCY.

SERVICE ABANDONMENT

If Client fails to stay in contact with providing agency remaining deposits or retainers will be forfeited. Abandonment may be considered if client fails to return agency emails, text messages or phone calls after two weeks from date of last attempted communication from agency.