A behind-the-scenes look at how private investigators collect legal evidence for the courtroom. Interview with Rob Kimmons, Private Investigator Click the play button, wait a few seconds and start listening to this Podcast. Today it is my pleasure to be speaking with Rob Kimmons. Rob is from Houston, Texas and he owns a private investigation firm there
By Nicholas G. Himonidis: Retaining outside assistance does not mean that a lawyer abdicates responsibility for how an investigation is handled. Lawyers have ethical and even legal responsibility for the actions of those they retain, especially investigators.
By Rob L. Kimmons: As a former police officer and a private investigator for over 30 years, I have witnessed the importance of investigation increase, and often influence, the outcome of many family law cases.
Deconstructing Electronic Evidence: What Is It in Layperson's Terms - Sources of Evidence and Electronic Evidence Procedure. (Part 1 of 2)
Deconstructing Electronic Evidence: What Is It in Layperson's Terms - Sources of Evidence and Electronic Evidence Procedure. (Part 2 of 2)
The issue of child pornography is so distasteful and abhorrent to most clients and their counsel that the issue is rarely discussed or addressed unless and until it is staring them right in the eye. That is not the time to first become aware of the legal issues and practical implications of such a discovery.
A reputable TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures) specialist will tell you that most wiretaps and bugs in homes can be found with only a visual inspection. The key is to know what to look for. On the Internet or in a spy shop, you can find a wide array of eavesdropping devices.
On occasions too numerous to count, we have assisted clients and their counsel in obtaining critical data from a spouse's computer(s) and/or digital devices before and after litigation began, outside the scope of formal discovery. This process, often called "Clandestine Imaging," has proven invaluable to clients and their counsel over the years.
Information is power. That's particularly true in domestic litigation, where private investigators can provide attorneys with valuable information that can make a significant difference in the outcome of a case.