In matters of marital breakdown, a detective can intervene on different levels outside the official marriage system:
- Rupture of PACS (civil union)
- Break up of live in parnership
- Separation file
Breaking up a PACS (civil union)
What is breaking up a PACS?
Note : A PACS is a civil union between two people. It is an alternative to a marriage.
The civil pact of solidarity is a contract seated between two adults. It makes it possible to set the terms of a common life between the two people. Breaking up the PACS is a breach of the civil union contract : « PACS »sealed between the two partners.
Breaking up is a personal choice and can thus be done by one of the partner and without justification by one of the two mates . This breach of contract may nevertheless lead to litigation before the Family a Judge due to the financial consequences of the contract breach, and the compensation for damages resulting from the break up.
Who has the right to initiate an investigation for breaking up a civil union?
Both parties have the possibility of initiating an investigation with a private detective either during the course of the PACS or after its termination . Both spouses can benefit from it. This interest can be judicial, in order to prove a prejudice resulting from the break up , or even extra-judicial during the civil union when one of the partners has doubts about the other mate behavior.
What are the methods of intervention used by a detective in a civil union break up case?
The private investigator can use different means of intervention according to the requests of the client, in particular according to the purpose of the investigation. The detective has the ability to carry out, for example, an administrative investigation to assess the financial assets of one of the partners or even to implement surveillance and tailing in the event of doubt of infidelity.
Why call on a private detective to handle an investigation in a civil union breach file?
The private detective will be able to handle all PACS type of cases . Indeed, he will be able to provide evidences for informations purposes when one of the partners has doubts on infedility . The detective is also able to provide proofs to support a claim for damages resulting from the prejudice suffered following the breach of a PACS. The detective is also authorized to carry out pre-PACS or pre-marriage investigations covering moral or financial issues.
What is the cost of hiring a private detective on a civil union contract breach case (PACS)?
Every case is specific and the costs will be based on the needs and expectations of the client.
Hourly rates starts from €80 per hour but all included packages can be proposed . Do not hesitate to call us for a free consultation to analyse your case and provide you with the most competitive quote.
Breaking up a non marital relationship
What is a non marital relationship : Common law living?
Concubinage, also called “free union”, is the union of two people, of different sex or same sex, characterized by a stable and continuous life together.
Who can initiate an investigation in a case of a common law living relationship breaking up?
One of the two partners can on its own will initiate an investigation with a private detective.
What are the methods that a private investigators can use in a case of a non marital relationship breaking up?
The private investigator can intervene at any time in the common law living to settle a doubt or highlight the financial situation of one of the partners. To do this, the investigator will be able to put in place different means of investigation such as a field investigation with tailing and surveillance, or an administrative investigation.
Why hiring a private detective in a case of a non marital relationship breaking up?
The private detective can intervene at any time, before, during or after the Civil Union (PACS).
The intervention of a private detective takes on its full meaning before a commitment such as a PACS or a wedding. He will thus be able to carry out an investigation of morality or financial conditions on the other partner.
The intervention of a private detective following the breakdown of the common law living will make it possible to provide evidence and engage the responsibility of one of the partner who would have committed a fault, such as for example infidelity.
The break-up of common law living being a personal choice, the faults making it possible to engage the responsibility of one of the partner who breaks up the common life are very limited.
Here are a few examples:
- a partner who was neglected during her pregnancy
- a breakup that occurred suddenly after many years of living together
- a breakup resulting from agressive and insulting remarks from one of the two partners
- a break-up resulting from the sexual assault of the couple’s child by one of the two partners
- a partner who has abandoned his spouse and their child, leaving them without any financial compensation.
How much cost the intervention of a private investigators in a case of the break up of a non marital relationship?
The average budget for those investigations is between 1000 and 3000 Euros to compile a strong file in the case of a of common law living break up. Each situation has its own particularities.
Do not hesitate to contact us. We will review and study your case with great attention and provide you with a quote that will meet your goals and budget.
Hiring a detective in such cases will be profitable in the mid and long term range.
The separation file
What is a separation file?
In order to assert their rights on a separation case , the abused spouse must provide proof of the damage suffered by compiling a separation file. This file will be used for a conciliation proceeding or to request the intervention of a family judge, in particular in the case of disputes related to child custody or parental obligations.
Who has the right to initiate an investigation on a separation file?
Both spouses are able to initiate an investigation on a separation file if necessary. The judge will then be able to assess the fault in the light of the report and the findings of the private detective.
What are the different cases where a private investigator can intervene in a separation case?
The mandated detective can intervene on a couple separation file in all its forms.
In a situation of common law living, the break-up may, in certain cases, engaged the civil liability of the partner that requested the separation procedure.
As part of the dissolution of a civil union contract (PACS), the detective will focus on the terms of the contract agreed on between the two partners to determine his field of intervention.
In the context of a marriage break up, the detective will be attentive to the matrimonial regime choosen by the spouses and will do what is necessary to assert compliance with the legal obligations of marriage which remain even in the event of separation.
For each of the situations mentioned above, the private detective will be able to set up appropriate means of investigation such as, for example, surveillance, tailing or an administrative investigation on one of the two spouses. The investigative methods used are legal and the evidence collected can be added on to the existing separation file.
Why hiring a private detective in a separation case?
Using the services of a private detective can help you gather the evidence allowing you to validate that your partner’s actions and behavior can be considered as a fault and did cause pain and suffering , whether moral or material.
Indeed, marital breakdown can lead to issues related to:
- asset management
- who remains in the marital home ?
A private investigator will help you to assert your rights in those different areas.
How much cost the intervention of a private investigator in a separation file?
In a separation file, we can offer you hourly packages to carry out surveillance and search for proof.
Administrative or assets research can also be carried out. On average , the cost is between 1000 and 3000 euros. Do not hesitate to call us. We will review and study your case with great attention and provide you with a quote that will meet your goals and budget.