Does someone owe money to you? Perhaps someone will owe you money in the future for business or other reasons. Asset searches help you to know if the person who owes you money has assets available that can cover their debt so that you will be paid. Asset investigations assist individuals and businesses by uncovering what types of assets a person or company has which helps determine the likelihood of you being able to collect money awarded in a court case.
An asset investigation provides valuable information in divorce and child custody situations, personal injury settlements, debt collection, judgment recovery, and in the hiring of employees.
What is an asset investigation? Also referred to as an asset check, the purpose is to locate personal property and real estate owned by a person or business. TheIndiana investigators at Legwork Investigations will conduct a search using various proprietary nationwide databases and searches of public records to find items and property of value as well as possible liabilities or liens against the property. An asset investigation may also include performing a background check on a person or business, surveillance, review of court records to see if there are any judgments or bankruptcies, search for Federal and State tax liens and bank accounts.
Reasons to have an Asset Search Performed:
- Collection of Debts or Judgments
- Unpaid Child Support Collection
- Personal Injury
- Vehicle Accidents
- Landlord/Tenant issues
- Business ventures
Do you own a business or are you considering going into business with another company or individual? If so, it is imperative that you know their financial status and the state of their assets.
Does someone owe you money? An asset investigation can help you determine if it is worth going to court to get your money back. It can also tell you if the person or business has other creditors who may be suing them and let you know where you stand in relation to those other creditors. If someone claims that they don’t have the money to pay you, an asset search can show whether they are being truthful or have assets that they are not declaring.
What types of information can be obtained through an asset search?
Following is some of the information that might be located through an asset search:
- Federal and State tax liens
- Criminal Records
- Real estate ownership and deeds
- Mortgage information
- Uniform commercial code liens (UCC filings)
- DBA (doing business as) and/or AKA (also known as)
- Motor vehicle registration and lien information
- Aircraft registration and liens
- Watercraft registration and liens
- Corporate filings
- Dunn and Bradstreet records
- IRS 500 employee benefits
Legwork Investigations offers a variety of services that can help you locate the asset information you seek. Legwork Investigations is always here to help at (317) 973-1007.