Skip Trace

Skip Tracing

A method of finding an individual for a number of reasons. A skip tracer is someone who performs these jobs, which may be the person’s main profession. The term “skip” refers to the individual being searched for. “To skip town is what it means”, meaning to disappear, but leaving minimal clues behind to “trace” the “skip” to a new location.

Skip Tracing Strategy

May be engaged by bail bond enforcers (bounty hunters), repossession agents, ,private investigators , attorneys, debt collectors, journalists, and police detectives, or by any person attempting to find a subject whose contact information is not directly known. Related techniques have also been utilized by investigators to locate witnesses in criminal trials, resulting in the progress of witness safety programs intended at provided that past witnesses with new identities and locations to avoid discovery.

Course of Process

Skip tracing is completed by finding as much information about the topic. The information is then analyzed, reduced, and verified.
Skip Tracing Social Media

A new form of skip tracing has started with the latest outburst of websites such as Facebook, Four Square or White Pages. This is where skip tracing takes on a whole new life, since there are no boundaries to the number accounts a person has these days, it can make it easier for people to hide.

In today’s digital world, a good Skip Tracer and a Professional Process Server can help you locate and serve the appropriate legal documents. Most likely if you are hiding from somebody, a Skip Tracer will locate you sooner or later. Don’t hide as the cost of finding you will just add up.

Also, when it comes to hiring a Skip Tracer or a Process Server, don’t look for the cheapest ones out there, as you will typically get what you pay for.

Note: All this information above is just information and is not intended as legal advice; click here to speak with an Attorney in your area.