Affidavit of Due Diligence
A Professional and Licensed Investigation Service
If we cant find the person, you will have the affidavit of due diligence to prove it.

Telephone Number: 888-406-6517

We specialize in diligent private investigation services, which entails searching for heirs, defendants, debtors, birth parents, witnesses, and more. If you need someone or something found, this is the place to go!

In the event we cannot locate the target, we will provide a court compliant Due Diligence Affidavit for you.

Services we offer:

        Exclusive private investigator's Affidavit of Due Diligence search and inquiry services

        Nationwide Investigative Services for Attorneys and clients who require Due Diligence and legally-binding search results

        Investigation services resulting in a sworn Affidavit of Due and Diligent proof for any person (s) that cannot be found

If the person you are looking for is found and you would like to serve legal documents we can assist you! Our Nationwide Process Servers are available to serve and deliver your legal documents right away!

Fee: We offer flat fee costs at $395.00, with a 10-day guarantee for services rendered.

All diligent investigation services are handled by our in-house and licensed professional Private Investigator ONLY.

Our in house PI has many years of worldly experience in - and out of - the field. You are investing in that experience, total investigation time, and thorough efforts to draft and properly execute the due diligent affidavit.

If you are seeking an irrefutable diligent service that will hold up in legal proceedings, we can help.

Rush Service: If you absolutely need to speed along services, you can purchase our 3-day Due Diligent Guarantee for $595.00. Results are guaranteed always, and you will receive a professionally drafted and notarized Affidavit.

All Due Diligent search services are offered and provided through the Agency for Civil Enforcement Corporation - a Florida-based Nationwide Private Investigation Agency that specializes in Due Diligent location services.

You will also be provided with specialized Attorney Services, combining years of experience and expertise in diligent investigation services. Investigation resume includes locating defendants, birth parents, debtors, heirs, and witnesses nationwide or globally.

If and when a person (s) cannot be located in the United States of America, a comprehensive Affidavit of Due Diligence - which meets all court required criteria - will be provided. In addition, professional and sworn Affidavits of Due Diligence are procured, drafted, and available within hours of services rendered.

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Here, you will find a variety of additional information including answers to many frequently asked questions. Remember, if you do not find the answer you seek here you can always contact us [contact link].

What Is Due Diligence?

When it comes to due diligence, a private investigatorís expertise is wholly different than that of others including - but not limited to - accountants, lawyers, consultants, and subjects of heresay.

Due diligence is an incredibly thorough and proven form of critical analysis that companies or individuals undertake prior to making business decisions in areas like corporate mergers/acquisitions or major product purchases/sales.

The due diligence process - whether outsourced or executed in-house - is an attempt to provide Attorneys and Judges with reliable and complete background information about a defendant(s) who cannot be found or served by typical or traditional means.

What Is an Affidavit of Due Diligence?

An Affidavit of Due Diligence is a sworn and legally-binding statement. This means that a person(s) be found guilty of perjury if she / he submits a false, inaccurate or misleading statement in a Due Diligence Affidavit. It is a serious document that can be used to corroborate an investigation and any results.

Private process servers often submit an Affidavit of Due Diligence which details the lengths he/she went to, in order to find and deliver legal documents to the subject defendant(s).

Due diligence in process serving generally means that the process server tried extensively to locate an individual by accessing information discoverable through diligent efforts, search and inquiry as referenced in our check list.

In laymanís terms, it means that the investigator exhausted any and all opportunities to locate, find, and inform the defendant(s).

What Goes into a Due Diligence Affidavit Check List?

Many investigate experts warn that a due diligence process is incomplete if it does not incorporate at least ten crucial elements of a critical check list. Keep in mind, however, that the check list is not written in stone nor is it statutory.

The list is always completed at the discretion of the professional and is drafted as a means to show the extent of work required to ascertain the whereabouts of a person.

The following is a sample list of areas we could inquire, yet it is not comprehensive or indicative of all check lists:

        Arrest Records

        Boat Registrations and Licenses

        Cell Phone Number and Records

        City Directories

        Charitable Organizations and Events

        City or Town records, such as permits, complaints and or violations

        Contact Relatives i.e. Brothers, Sister, in-laws, cousins, friends, known associates

        Corporate Records

        County Records

        Court Records

        Crash and Accident Records

        Credit Headers

        Criminal Records, Convictions

        Death Files

        Department of Corrections

        Drivers License Records

        Department of Motor Vehicle Records

        Divorce Records

        Email Addresses

        Employers - current and past

        Family Members

        Federal Court System, Civil and Criminal Cases

        Fictitious Name Filings

        Former Employees

        Hospitals in the area of the last known address

        Hunting License

        Inmate Search

        Internet Search i e. Google, MSN, Yahoo People Finder Sites

        Letters of Administration - Executrix Records

        Library Records


        Military Records

        Nationwide Predator list


        Notary License

        Occupational Licenses

        On-line Court Records

        Person (s) residing at last known address

        Police records relating to the last two known addresses

        Power or Utility Company, Cable, Cell Phone Providers

        Probate Records

        Professional Licenses

        Public Records - on line service providers

        Recent Judgments

        Recorded Documents

        Regulatory Agencies

        Research Business affiliations

        Retail Records

        Social Networking Sites

        Sheriff Websites

        Tax Collector

        Telephone Directories

        Unclaimed Assets


        US Postal Records

        Utility Records

        Vehicle Registrations

        Voter Registration


        Weapons Permit

        Website Listings

Please be advised an Affidavit of Due Diligence may not contain all of the information listed above, but it should have a majority of the research performed and any/all answers discovered during an investigation. 

When Are Affidavits Inappropriate?

It is important to note that Affidavits of Due Diligence are not appropriate in every situation. There are some cases where it may or may not be a good idea to avoid using them. In addition, the exact form - including required details and information - varies from state to state.

The conventional process service is a critical component to legal proceedings, and failing to find or locate a defendant could have severe legal and financial implications on the parties involved. Before using or submitting an affidavit of due diligence, a professional investigator and or process server will work closely with an Attorney to make sure the diligence is proper and comprehensive.

They are responsible for falsified information and inaccurate reports. This is why a Due Diligence search and Affidavit are extremely important, and also why they hold such value in legal proceedings.

What Happens When a Defendant Cannot Be Served?

In the event that a defendant cannot be served legal process in any capacity - most likely because they cannot be found - a professional Private Investigation Agency and or Licensed Private Process Server is absolutely crucial. Courts will only accept credible means and documents. This is why the Due Diligence affidavit must provide specific information proving Diligence efforts, including search and inquiry.

What Do Your Due Diligence Services Offer?

First and foremost, our Due Diligence administrative services offer a credible, proven, and legally-binding for Court Affidavit of Due Diligent Inquiry and Search. This includes services rendered to Attorneys who seek an alternate means for service process.

Due diligence in a broad sense refers to the level of research, judgment, determination, and professional inquiry that a legal service provider would reasonably be expected to provide during an investigation. In other words, before a Diligent Search Affidavit can be finalized all information must be iron clad, verifiable and indisputable. Once you have a Due Diligence Affidavit there is no question as to what occurred or what was discovered, itís all listed in a legally-binding document.

Due diligence services is a process of acquiring objective and reliable information, generally on a person, subject, or directors of a company, prior to a specific event or decision. It involves a systematic investigative effort, comprised of gathering critical facts and descriptive information. This information can then be used to make an informed decision on a legal matter, before the courts.

An Affidavit of Due Diligence is made to attest to the investigative efforts and services of a licensed person under a duty to make accurate and proven efforts in a legal matter. It is most commonly drafted by a process server who has unsuccessfully made attempts to personally serve a defendant(s) with legal papers. The affidavit will set forth the attempts made to serve the person, such as times and date of attempted service, efforts to locate the person through neighbors, and much more. The purpose of such an affidavit is to show the court that all legal obligations to discharge a duty have been met, and possibly may justify alternative measures, such as service by publication.

Rest assured, an Affidavit of Due Diligence will be provided by a trustworthy and proven individual.

Agency for Civil Enforcement Corporation
d/b/a. A. C. E., Inc,.

A Statewide Florida Private Investigation Agency specializing Due Diligence Services
Finding or not finding heirs, respondents, birthparents, witnesses, defendants and we will have a great affidavit to prove it!

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