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Everything You Need To Know About Skip Tracing

What is a Skip Trace?

A skip trace is the process of finding a person using various resources, including public records, directories, social media, background information, and more.

Who Can Skip Tracing Find?

A skip trace can be used to locate literally anyone. While skip traces are common in legal situations, they have many other valid uses as well.

Is Skip Tracing Right For Me?

If you are searching for someone, a skip Trace may be a good avenue to go down if you have reached a roadblock in your search. 

Skip tracing is useful for many people and professions, including:

  • Legal professionals
  • Process servers
  • Private investigators
  • Law enforcement 
  • Bounty hunters 
  • Collections and repossession agents
  • Adopted children
  • Estranged family members
  • Old classmates
  • Military

What Can a Skip Trace Find?

If you decide to use a skip trace service to locate a person, you’ll probably get a lot more than just a name, address, and phone number. Some of the information that is commonly unearthed during a skip trace includes:

  • Real estate owned
  • Financial and credit details
  • History of criminal activity
  • Legal and court history
  • Travel records
  • Online presence
  • Driver’s license/vehicle registration and title
  • Credit card applications
  • Loan applications
  • Job applications
  • Phone number databases
  • Utility bills
  • Department store/customer loyalty card
  • Fraud allegations
  • Public tax records
  • Criminal background checks
  • Courthouse records
  • Estate and inheritance records
  • Known associates

What is the Timeline for a Skip Trace?

Many skip traces are completed in just a few days, but in the case of an especially elusive individual, a skip trace can take months.

Skip Traces in Tampa

If you’re looking for the best skip trace services in Tampa, you’ve found them. Accurate Serve® has the experience, tools, and connections to help you find anyone. To get started, call us at (813) 544-6900 or submit an online work request now!