____________________, Licensed Private Investigator, 654 Wellwood Avenue Suit d120, Lindenhurst NY 11757
This business is licensed by the New York Department of State; Division of Licensing Services.
THIS IS A WORK CONTRACT FOR PROFESSIONAL INVESTIGATIVE SERVICES
I, ____________________________________________________________, the undersigned client,
Residing at __________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Hereby agree to employ the services of _________________________________a duly licensed and Bonded Private Investigator under the Laws of the State of New York. Information furnished by _____________________________, Private Investigator, at the request of the client is STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL and for the client’s information only. Client agrees to hold same in STRICT CONFIDENCE for his own exclusive use, never to be communicated, except for legal permissible reasons, in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The information supplied to client may NOT be used for purposes that may cause physical or emotional harm to the subject of the report or for any criminal acts such as stalking, harassing, etc. Client further agrees to be personally responsible for any damage arising from a violation of any of the above provisions .Give specific details of the purpose of this investigation i.e.: litigation, divorce, marital, civil action, criminal action, missing person, background investigation, pre - employment screening, trial prep, etc.
Client agrees to pay __________________, Private Investigator, a retainer in the amount of $_________.00 ,For the services to be rendered.
Hourly rate: _____________. Number of hour’s ________: * NYS Law requires collection of sales tax on investigative services.
No additional services will be performed without the written authorization of client. Upon completion of the investigation, ___________________________, Private Investigator will provide client with a written report and any photos or videotapes which may be taken. Information will be compiled as a result of an investigation and/or by use of seemingly reliable sources. However, ___________________________, Private Investigator, assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may occur.
The client further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ________________________________, Private Investigator, from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims, damages, and demands of whatever type arising directly or indirectly from the investigation and/or information requested above .
Client acknowledges that any interference in this investigation by client or by client’s friends, relatives, agents, or employees will jeopardize the ability of agency to provide the services promised under this agreement. Client further acknowledges that interference includes, but is not limited to calling the agency and/or employees and contractors while they are trying to perform investigative duties and/or surveillance, asking to ride along on surveillances, driving past locations under surveillance, and/or visiting locations near the location under surveillance. Client agrees not to interfere in any manner whatsoever, or instruct or cause anyone else to interfere, directly or indirectly, while AGENCY is in the course of this investigation. Client understands and agrees that in the event anyone other than agency participates in this investigation, agency will immediately terminate all activity in this assignment and cleitnt will forfeit any unused portion of the retainer.
Furthermore, _________________________________, Private Investigator, is not responsible for any unforeseen phenomenon’s, i.e.: acts of God, client’s miscalculations/misinformation, subject’s acts/events or elements/factors that are not directly within the control of __________________________________, Private Investigator.
This RELEASES ______________________, Private Investigator, FOR LEGAL PURPOSES ONLY.
ANY INFORMATION RELEASED AND USED FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES IS PUNISHABLE BY LAW.
Client’s Name (Printed) ______________________________
ACCEPTED BY: _________________________
Director of Investigations/Operations
_______________________, Private Investigator