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$45 Locate For Debtors Or Other People

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, November 22, 2018, In : Missing Persons and Locates 


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Process Server: One And Done

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, November 22, 2018, In : process server 


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How Do I Serve Thee?

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, In : Process Serving 


Are you having issues with finding a competent process server? Did you know there is more than one way to serve someone?  Difficult service is really not "difficult" at all when you know the other alternatives at your disposal. That's why we recommend hiring a licensed, experienced process server. If YOU are the process server and are frustrated with your "success rate", please give us a call or visit our school for technical training and continuing education. We are always happy to be of S...
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New Class - How To Conduct A Proper Background Check

Posted by Christine Burke on Friday, March 17, 2017, In : classes 


Been burned by a service worker or duped by a partner (business or personal)? How about relied on someone else to properly check someone out and learned the hard way that no one cares like you do? Or, do you just wonder what all the hoopla is about background checks?

If so, you've come to the right place!

In our How To Conduct A Proper Background Check class, you will learn not only WHERE to look for information but WHAT and WHY you need it!

Taught by a former police detective and working privat...


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Continuing Education and Training For Process Servers, Private Investigator and Legal Professionals in Arizona and Across The Globe

Posted by Christine Burke on Sunday, February 5, 2017, In : training and classes 


Have you seen our list of courses? If not, here are some below and we are always creating more!

Continuing Education, CLE and CE's for Individuals, Corporations, Process Servers, Investigators, Attorneys, and other Legal Professionals

Please check our Calendar for current offerings or Contact Us to schedule a class.

I have had the pleasure of knowing Christine for the past 5 years.  When I first started my Private Investigations business in Arizona, Christine was one the first people that sat do...


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What Surprise Is Waiting For You?

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, In : Background Checks 



Yes, it's almost Valentine's Day and in the dating world, just like the chocolate box, sometime's there's SPIT BACKS!

What looks yummy on the outside is actually rotten or bad for you on the inside. Blech....

Don't wait until it's too late and you're getting a restraining order (although we CAN serve that for you too)....get a background check from us or heck at least get a free consult!!!


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New Video On Judgment Recovery Posted

Posted by Christine Burke on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, In : Resources 
If you haven't checked out our YouTube.com channel, you should. We regularly post content and educational videos such as the one here on How Judgment Recovery works.
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The Problem With Problem Employees

Posted by Christine Burke on Sunday, May 15, 2016, In : Background Checks 



Do you sometimes feel that your employees are like the spit backs in the box of chocolates? Is it hard to find qualified help, or, do you think you've found the right one or ones, only to find out they have taken advantage of you, tarnished your image with your clients or worse yet, stolen from you?

I recently met with Bob Wilson of Bob Wilson Solutions, based in Gilbert Arizona. Bob works with businesses to create very productive and low stress workplaces. He has many solutions in his arsenal...

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New Online Class - Introduction To Judgment Recovery $10

Posted by Christine Burke on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, In : classes 


In this course you will learn the strategies used by successful judgment recovery professionals. We want you to get satisfaction of your judgment; COMPLETE satisfaction, literally and emotionally.

We understand it can be confusing and we hope to shed some light on this process providing essential tools and techniques.

We will discuss Recording Your Judgment, Locating Debtors, Employers, Assets and Bank Accounts, Garnishing Money and Assets, Renewing Your Judgment and more.

This program has been ...


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Putting Integrity First!

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, November 19, 2015, In : Background Checks 
How often does integrity come into play in your life? Rather, should I say lack of it? Me, I hear it almost every day and sometimes many times a day, depending on the situations my clients have experienced.

I met Realtor Melynda Wolter of Keller Williams Integrity First Real Estate several weeks ago and we have been discussing the issues of scams and crimes involving homes, real estate and rentals.

Many folks try to find their rentals or purchases on their own and they may run into scams on sit...
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FREE: New Identity Theft App

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, In : Computer and Internet Fraud 
From the Identify Theft Resource Center, "A new mobile application that will help victims and potential victims of identity theft. The app will also teach consumers how to protect themselves and educate the public about identity theft and related issues." 

Go HERE for more info and in the App Store and Google Play



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GPS Locator and Tracking For Your Child or Aging Parent

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, In : child custody investigations 



Are you having child custody concerns? Do you want to feel more confident when your child is with the ex, at school, or other function?

I was recently brainstorming with a client during a custody investigation. We were finding that the other custodial parent was not adhering to the Judgment and Agreement.

Usually we recommend a locator program on a cell phone but this was proving difficult due to the child's age. Through research, my client was able to locate this neat Care F GPS and Emergency ...
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Most Important Thing In A Divorce

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, September 10, 2015, In : Family Law and Divorce Cases 



I was recently talking with one of my family law attorneys about divorce cases. We were discussing the most helpful things to prevail in a divorce case as far as "What do you want to know?" and the answer was MONEY. 

Who has the money, who had the money, is it being hidden and how can we find it. That's where a good private investigator comes in.

We have many ways of finding money, for divorce, custody and alimony as well as asset location and finding deep pockets for litigation.

If you are look...

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We've Won Best of 2015!!!

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, In : private investigation 

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Way to go!

Strategic Intelligence Services PLLC has been awarded a Best of 2015 award because of your great customer reviews. Confetti toss! You can enjoy being featured here on our site as one of Thumbtack’s most highly-rated businesses.

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What's the Cost? Pay now or pay later.

Posted by Christine Burke on Sunday, August 16, 2015, In : private investigation 


As I'm sure with many professions, I get asked the question, "What does it cost to do a background check?" or "How much do you charge for this?" 

A recent posting in our investigator forum was talking about a new service whereby investigators would work at a set rate, which is at least 2/3rd's lower than my rate. And, from the comments on the post, I gather it was well below what those investigators were charging too.

If you were going in to have a serious surgery or procedure done, let's say b...
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How Do You Know? Trust Your Gut!

Posted by Christine Burke on Saturday, June 6, 2015, In : private investigation 


Sometimes when I review a case. or talk to a person, an idea or determination comes to mind. I just know what to do, or what is going on. Clients, friends and family will ask me, "How do you know?" and my answer most of the time is, "I just do" and I can't pinpoint why.

I am truly a believer in "Gut Feelings" as those gut feelings kept me alive on the street for many years. It still saves me today in both my work and my personal life.

A lot of times though, because you can't elaborate on the w...
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What Happens If It Isn't Served In Time?

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, May 28, 2015, In : Process Serving 


Well, it could be a BIT more than a parking ticket.....you could lose important evidence in your case, or if worse comes to worst, have your case dismissed!

Just yesterday, I had conversations with an attorney and one a business owner. Both were complaining about other process serving firms who were late with serving documents and delivering critical case documents. It's unfortunate that I hear this foo often lately....well, not unfortunate for me because I now have two NEW clients.

The questio...
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What Is Due Diligence?

Posted by Christine Burke on Thursday, May 28, 2015, In : Background Checks 


I was talking recently with a client and we were discussing due diligence. In this case, the client had to sue a customer to recover money owed to the client. Of course, future preventative measures came up, which led us to the subject of due diligence.

Merriam-Webster has two definitions for due diligence, ":  the care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm to other persons or their property, :  research and analysis of a company or organization done in preparation for a business tr...
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What's The Alternative?

Posted by Christine Burke on Friday, February 20, 2015, In : Process Serving 


I was recently discussing serving papers with a client and they asked, "What happens if you don't serve them the first time?" I was happy to say that we usually get our serves on the first attempt :) but when someone is evading there are other means of Alternate Service of Process.

When there are problems serving, such as being unable to locate the party or when the party is evading service, the court can allow other methods for alternate service. The process server, when there is an unsuccess...
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Is My Neighborhood Safe? Checking The Calls For Service Report

Posted by Christine Burke on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, In : Background Checks 


A few months ago a client was talking about moving and wanted my input on "safe areas of town". I advised him to visit the neighborhoods he was interested in at various days and times so he would get a feel of the neighborhood - as in the daytime many folks are at work - and kids are at school - all looks peaceful and quiet. I also recommended that he check any particular address, for a home he was seriously interested in buying, with the local police department.

Yesterday, I heard an ad on th...
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Christine Burke, Private Investigator Welcome to my blog! It seems that every time I meet someone and tell them my profession, I get the "Wow, that must be so cool" or "I always wanted to be a private investigator" or "Where were you when I needed you", "What types of things do you investigate" and most of all, "Can you help me with...." I thought that this blog might be a good way to answer these questions and more. Please feel free to comment or send me your question!

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