Skip Tracing

What is skip tracing?

Skip tracing is the act of gathering information on difficult to find or locating the whereabouts of an individual. “Skip” stems from the commonly used expression “to skip town” and relates to a person who needs to be found. “Tracing” pertains to the act of tracking him down. Locating obscure individuals might look like the job of a detective, this task is generally performed by an experienced professional called skip tracer, and it is normal for process servers to skip trace to complete their serves with success. Skip tracing is used mainly by loan collectors, recovery agents, private investigators, and occasionally by journalists for several purposes, for example serving a subpoena, foreclosure action, divorce papers, and different legal documents needed to contest a case.

These services that are only used for a legal process service involving a court proceeding. Lafayette Process Servers does not employ these services except in conjunction with legal necessity.

The kind of information skip tracers ordinarily look out for include:

  • Air travel records
  • Banking applications
  • Courthouse records
  • Credit card applications
  • Credit reports
  • Criminal background checks
  • Department store loyalty cards
  • Driver’s license
  • Job applications
  • Loan applications
  • Phone details
  • Public tax information
  • References listed on applications
  • Taxation details
  • Travel records
  • Utility bills

What is the process of skip tracing?

The process of skip tracing involves the collection of all information linked to the individual who is in hiding. The factual information collected by the skip tracer is then examined, used to find the individual, and tested for validity. In present times, nearly all the skip tracers utilize the internet and several databases to discover the location of the individual in question. The most reliable skip traces don’t depend entirely on the databases or internet; they will speak with friends, families, neighbors, and whoever else they consider may have helpful information. Skip tracers ordinarily conduct interviews of people who are proximate to their subject and involve in surveillance. The skip tracer must go through different methods and resources to collect information. A lot of skip tracing is knowing where and how to find appropriate information.

On the face of it, skip tracing may look like something you can do yourself, but it will cost you money, time, and energy that could be saved by working with a professional. Free Internet search services can sometimes be helpful, but the most reliable services will cost you a fee. A skilled skip tracer and process server have access to high-tech methodologies, cutting-edge surveillance techniques, and insider information. Perhaps most significantly, a professional skip tracer will abide by federal, state, and local laws, for instance, trespass and privacy laws.

Why choose our services?

Locating a subject or a witness is a challenging task; Lafayette Process Servers LLC can skip trace to collect relevant information about their current locations. Our professional skip tracers use a mixture of legal and discreet ways to obtain and verify the most updated information on the target subject. Our qualified team has access to multiple informational databases, including phone numbers, utility bills, credit reports, etc., that are not available to the public. We are also specialists in cross-checking with acquaintances or associates; that’s why we can locate your subject whereabouts swiftly and efficiently. Lafayette Process Servers LLC specializes in skip tracing services that can help with forensic, financial, asset discovery, fraud, and many more. Gathering valuable data on the location of several assets, our team can help in any judicial proceeding. If your company is entering into a contractual relationship or is making a hiring decision with an unknown person or entity, adequate due diligence is critical. It’s the only method to safeguard your organization’s reputation and assets and evade the losses connected with a mistake.

Our skip tracing services cover complete and current information about:

  • Aliases
  • Associated Businesses and Work History
  • Bond Jumpers
  • Criminal Arrests and Convictions
  • Current and Past Addresses
  • Deadbeat Parents
  • Delinquent Debtors
  • Heirs
  • Involvement in Civil Lawsuits
  • Judgments and Liens
  • Lost Relatives
  • Media Coverage
  • Natural Mother and/or Father
  • Personal Property, including cars, boats, motorcycles, or recreation vehicles
  • Real and Personal Property Ownership
  • Relatives and Known Associates
  • Witnesses in Criminal or Civil Cases

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