What is Skip Tracing?

There are a number of reasons you or your business may be looking to locate someone. You may be looking to locate an ex-spouse to serve them with paperwork or your business may be looking to locate someone who your business money. Locating someone on your own can be challenging, if not impossible. This is where skip tracing comes in. If you have never heard about it before, you may have many questions. Here are a few frequently asked questions about skip tracing.

What is Skip Tracing?

Skip tracing is the process of looking at several databases to determine the current address or whereabouts of a person. A skip tracing company knows which databases are current and which may contain outdated information. This helps to draw the focus to databases that are reliable and current, helping you to hopefully find the person you are looking for.

How is Skip Tracing Done?

There are many different ways that skip tracing can be done. In some cases, a skip tracer can run a credit check on an individual to see if they have any new credit cards or utility bills. If they do, those bills may contain addresses. A skip tracer can also check property records and business records to determine where a person may be. In some states, driver license and vehicle registration information is public, so this information can be used to see where a person is living. And conducting an online search may also yield a skip tracer information as to a phone number or address for the person you are looking for.

Is Skip Tracing Legal?

Every state has different laws regarding skip tracing. These laws dictate which resources the public has access to. A licensed skip tracing companies will follow the law in trying to help you find the person you are attempting to locate.

Thanks to technology, it is harder than ever to hide from someone. If you are looking to locate a person, there is a good chance a skip tracer can assist you and find the person you are looking for.

Interested in learning more about skip tracing? Contact Same Day Process for more information today!

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