According to Homeland Security, human trafficking is modern-day slavery and involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. How can law enforcement, licensed private investigators and concerned citizens work together to stop this crime? With over...

While many people commonly say that a picture is worth a thousand words, the actual quote, attributed to Fred Barnard, from March 10 of 1927 follows: "A picture is worth ten thousand words." So, when is a picture worth a thousand or ten thousand words?  How about...

With the advent of genetic testing, having family members test, on the same site, can make it easier than ever to discover first or birth familial ties.  It can also give you information about your ancestry.  And if you test on www.23andme.com, you may also...

As a licensed private investigator and genetic genealogist, who uses DNA information on sites such as www.23andme.com and www.ancestry.com to perform post adoption searches, heir searches, missing person searches, and skip tracing, I know the potential that these sites have for uncovering information that you...

Did you know you might be more Irish than St. Patrick?  Seeing as he wasn’t Irish at all!  Maewyn Succat was born in Roman Britain.  He was kidnapped by pirates and brought to Ireland as slave labor to look after animals. When Maewyn was able to...

But what if your significant other doesn’t seem to be. Isn’t it the month for romance, champagne and chocolates? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what are your plans; an intimate stay at home dinner with dessert to follow, a quiet weekend away for...

While it seems that more and more people have given up on the idea of making New Year’s Resolutions, a study by YouGov (an online polling site), found that almost 70% of respondents said that they would be setting goals for themselves in 2018 –...

Most people have become aware that they should have a will – but what is a will, and how does it actually work? Often called a last will and testament, a will allows for you to state your final wishes upon your passing.  The court, through...