Skip tracing Austin


We serve in ALL 254 Texas counties


Proof of service provided for every defendant


Each service will include 4 to 6 service attempts

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What is skip tracing?


Skip tracing is the process of locating persons through the use of different data sources. Investigators make use of information to identify or trace the location, acquire information, and even contact the target individuals. It can also be used in the field of marketing wherein businesses hire private tracers to provide them information, usually a phone number or email address of potential customers. Having more resources can help achieve better results in the process. The below resources are some of the accessible information that can be helpful for the process.

  • Social networking sites
  • Loan applications
  • Utility bill records
  • Credit reports
  • Job application records
  • Family members

How is skip tracing used in law enforcement?


 This service is used in security-related issues such as tracking down criminals and violators. This method is also helpful in the field of forensics and investigation where law enforcers and investigators make use of different tools to trace persons who are in conflict with the law. These services are also used in serving subpoenas and other court orders to individuals who are hiding.

What is the role of skip tracing in debt collection?


Another purpose of contact numbers sourced from skip tracing is easier way of debt collection. When the collector gets in touch with the debtor through voice, they can better explain possible repayment methods. It is also a another way of cultivating a positive relationship with the customer.

These services are also used in investigations of both public and private matters. The data that is available online can help law enforcement to find individuals who are subject for investigations or are required to appear in court.

There are several tracing providers across the sate and in Austin that offer these types of services.

How It Works

Step 1

Call or email us with a specific request. 

Step 2

We will confirm receipt and assign a work order to a server in the respondents zip code.

Step 3

We will notify you with real time service updates from the field. Once complete we will file service returns with the specific court and provide file stamped copies back to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to skip trace in Austin?

The cost of skip tracing is subject to the complexity of the search being requested. There are also various factors that can be considered in determining the cost such as the type of information needed to pursue with the search, number of individuals needed to find. A request to find a phone number is entirely different from a surveillance report request. However, since there are various agencies in Austin that provide quality service, competition is surely tight and rates are competitive.

How does a skip tracer work?

Skip tracing services is a results-oriented field of work. It requires thorough training to achieve the perfect skill set to be an effective skip-tracer. Data and information are readily available nowadays. This makes skip tracing more efficient.

Individuals who provide these services such as investigators and collectors both in the public and private sector are highly trained and efficient in security-related matters. They are also expected to be discreet in all their actions that are related to their reports and subject.

What Attorneys Say

Here’s some feedback we’ve received from law firms all over the United States.

Bryan Crone

My office has used Austin Process exclusively since at least 2017. We do a moderate regular volume of business with them each year across several Texas counties and they have handled the ~90% of our straightforward service needs and the ~10% that are more complex equally well. The small staff is friendly and responsive and on the very few occasions when I’ve had something particularly out of the ordinary, Mike has personally ensured it’s taken care of. We’ve had a very good customer experience working exclusively with Austin Process for several years now and I would certainly recommend using them for any service needs throughout the State of Texas.


Jack Nichols

I’ve been using Austin Process for service and skip tracing since I opened my practice. They are incredibly reliable, responsive, and always get the job done.


Caleb Malone

I have worked with Austin Process for nearly a decade. They are prompt, professional, and reliable. They have never let me down and have extensive knowledge of the rules of civil procedure and expeditious turnaround time. Highly recommend!


Jeff Meyerson

This is a top notch outfit! They are quick, efficient, and VERY experienced. They are our firm’s go to process server every time.


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