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I reunite families separated by adoption. Post adoption search and reunion specialist. Private Investigator in California and Arizona. Arizona Confidential Intermediary.

The Minefield of Social Media

The Minefield of Social Media Traditionally, minefields aren’t known as a place to find yourself. As a PI, a social minefield is oftentimes a GREAT place to jumpstart your investigation. It is a literal treasure trove of information right at your fingertips. But, do you really know how to use social media to your advantage [...]

By |2019-04-18T09:26:01+07:00April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Professional Development & Why It Still Matters

Professional Development & Why It Still Matters Most of us have worked for companies or agencies that required professional training on a regular basis, to acquire and hone skills which benefitted the organization. Most private investigators are self- employed, and many are not taking advantage of training available to them. They may not understand the [...]

By |2019-03-14T10:48:50+07:00March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Doing Enough?

Networking. The word that causes millions of eye rolls a day. A word that makes even those who do it best, cringe. If you’re keeping up (and you SHOULD be keeping up) with technology (i.e. social media), branding and other ways to grow your business, the latest way to expand your reach is to be [...]

By |2019-01-10T11:05:50+07:00January 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working Together to Obtain Justice … For ALL

According to Homeland Security, human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. How can law enforcement, licensed private investigators and concerned citizens work together to stop this crime? With over 2,000 people in the United States who go missing [...]

By |2018-12-14T11:17:36+07:00December 14th, 2018|Informational|0 Comments

DNA TESTING CAN TURN YOUR LIFE UPSIDE DOWN!

The Jerry Springer show had a long run on television, with host Jerry Springer, ‘springing’ some pretty surprising news on many of his guests, or at least the audience.  But real life is not an episode of Jerry Springer, although many times our reality is shaken by the uncovering of truths that we were never [...]

By |2018-10-16T02:26:18+07:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COLD CASES … BUT NOT FORGOTTEN

I would like to share some information about the Cold Case Foundation and say that I am proud to be their newest team member.  There are many talented and highly trained members of the team with decades of experience at many levels of law enforcement and related fields.  The volunteers include former and current FBI [...]

By |2018-07-25T21:58:14+07:00July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE ART OF ‘THE NEGOTIATION’ – Taking Your Business to the Next Level

"I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: if you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.” Donald J. Trump, Trump:  The Art of the Deal While many licensed private investigators come from a law enforcement background, they can come from any walk of life.  Regardless, many [...]

By |2018-07-09T19:36:06+07:00July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HOW MANY WORDS IS A PICTURE WORTH …

While many people commonly say that a picture is worth a thousand words, the actual quote, attributed to Fred Barnard, from March 10 of 1927 follows: "A picture is worth ten thousand words." So, when is a picture worth a thousand or ten thousand words?  How about when it truthfully and accurately represents what a [...]

By |2018-06-06T18:52:20+07:00June 7th, 2018|Informational|0 Comments

MOMS DESERVE MORE THAN ONE DAY … THEY’RE PRETTY IMPORTANT!

My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. Mark Twain Everyone has a mom, as a post-adoption search specialist, people I work with may have more than one – a mom who selected them through adoption and a birth mother.  One way or another, Mother’s Day can [...]

By |2018-05-02T20:01:54+07:00May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

NATURE VS. NUTURE?   IT MAY BE THE ULTIMATE ADOPTION QUESTION!

With the advent of genetic testing, having family members test, on the same site, can make it easier than ever to discover first or birth familial ties.  It can also give you information about your ancestry.  And if you test on www.23andme.com, you may also be able to obtain information about health and personal traits.  [...]

By |2018-04-04T19:49:06+07:00April 5th, 2018|Adoptions, Informational|0 Comments