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Rugen Team Investigations, LLC
573.554.3121
Serving the Lake of the Ozarks, Columbia, Jefferson City,
and Mid-Missouri area & Missouri Since 1994

Mid-Missouri Process Service Office
Parkade Center
601 Business Loop 70 W
Suite 134-G
Columbia, MO 65203
(No walk ins. By appointment only.)
(While this is our local process service office for Action Legal Process,
our investigator's mileage will be billed to/from this location to minimize your expenses.)

Don't wait for the part-time PIs to return your phone call after they get off work from their other job. Rely on Ron Rugen who is a private investigator that makes the job his full time business.

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Toll Free 573.554.3121


We Serve the Entire State of Missouri

Since 1994, Ron Rugen is the Columbia, Missouri private investigator and Columbia, Missouri private detective that many Missouri attorneys choose, as well as attorneys across the country when their needs bring them to Central Missouri and the Kansas City metro area.

Primarily, we provide skiptracing (people locates), process service, and surveillance (cheating spouse/lover, worker's comp and personal injury), as well as witness interviews and select child welfare surveillance cases.  All investigations require a retainer.  More information on our process serving services is at www.ProcessMissouri.com
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Rugen Team Investigations, LLC, has offices in Columbia, Missouri, Kansas City, Springfield, St. Louis, and Des Moines, yet serves the entire state of Missouri.  Ron Rugen has nine years experience in Federal government, seven years experience in Missouri state government (including the Missouri Department of Social Services), and is a former broadcast journalist, which enhances his ability to secure quality surveillance video.  Mr. Rugen has trained hundreds of private investigators and debt collectors across the country to improve their skills through his founding of NetWebinars.com, before selling the business in Spring 2008.  Mr. Rugen formerly served on the Board of the Missouri Association of Private Investigators.

In the News....

 


 
 
Rugen is interviewed about the dangers of
cell phone spyware - May 2010


 
Rugen Interviewed About Missouri's New PI Licensing Law - Feb 2010
 



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Mid-Missouri Process Service Office
601 Business Loop 70 W, Ste. 134-G, Columbia, MO 65203


Headquarters/Mailing Address

7001 N. Locust St., Ste. 206
, Kansas City, Missouri 64118-2555


Ozarks Process Service Office
1736 E. Sunshine, Ste. 8-A, Springfield, MO 65804


St. Louis Metro Process Service Office
3002 S. Jefferson Ave, Suite 2028
, St. Louis, Missouri 63118

Kansas Address
6021 SW 29th St., Ste. A-172, Topeka, KS
66614


Iowa Office

699 Walnut St., Ste. 400, Des Moines, IA  50309



LiMissouri Private Investigator Agency Lic. #2016043952
Kansas Private Detective Lic. #D-5364
Iowa PI Agency Lic. #1428


Memberships
National Association of Professional Process Servers
National Association of Investigative Specialists
Iowa Association of Private Investigators
Kansas Association of Licensed Investigators
California Association of Licensed Investigators
Texas Association of Licensed Investigators
Florida Association of Licensed Investigators
Florida Association of Professional Investigators



   

 
Hire a Full-Time Professional Who
 Earns His Living as a PI

Don't wait for the part-time PIs to return your phone call after they get off work from their other job. Rely on a private investigator that makes the job his full time business.

Since 1994, we are the Missouri private investigator and Missouri private detective that many Missouri attorneys choose, as well as attorneys across the country when their needs bring them to Central Missouri and the Kansas City metro area.

Primarily, we provide skiptracing (people locates), process service, and surveillance (cheating spouse/lover, worker's comp and personal injury), as well as witness interviews and select child welfare surveillance cases.  All investigations require a retainer.  More information on our process serving services is at www.ProcessMissouri.com.

Rugen Team Investigations, LLC, serves the entire state of Missouri.  Ron Rugen has nine years experience in Federal government, seven years experience in Missouri state government (including the Missouri Department of Social Services), and is a former broadcast journalist, which enhances his ability to secure quality surveillance video.  Mr. Rugen has trained hundreds of private investigators and debt collectors across the country to improve their skills through his founding of NetWebinars.com; then, sold the business in Spring 2008.  Mr. Rugen is a former member of the Board of the Missouri Association of Private Investigators.
        
  
We Asked Ron Rugen How and Why
 He Became a Private Investigator?

Rugen: "When I get a call from someone in pain because they believe their spouse is cheating on them, I feel their pain.  More often than not, the first words I hear is 'I never thought I would need to hire a private investigator'.

I totally understand what they're going through and how they are hurting.  I've gone through this myself. I was cheated on myself.  You feel like someone just hit you in the gut and you can't breathe.  When I went through my divorce, I quickly realized two things:  one, your attorney needs someone (a private investigator) to get them the information they need.  Secondly, you can't do it yourself.  If you try doing it yourself, you not only make mistakes but, subliminally, the spouse is aware of your look out of the corner of their eye.  A private investigator can be non-emotional and be an unbiased observer of the facts while gathering evidence legally.

Prior to studying and training to be a PI, I was a news reporter.  Being a private investigator is not much different. It's about fact gathering and being objective about what you see.  Plus, with my television bac
kground, my surveillance video is not shakey and questionable like you would get from an untrained amateur."


 
   
Are There So-Called PIs That Will Charge You Less?
Rugen:  "Absolutely.  But, they know what they're worth.
We're not expensive.  We bill at an average rate of most professionals in the industry.

If you find a PI that will bill less for their services, you have to ask, why?  Is it because they do not go to annual conferences to keep honing their skills? Is it because they do not have the equipment to do the job effectively (such as night vision cameras, body cameras to use in restaurants and bars)?  Is it because they don't have the experience to make the judgment calls necessary?  Do they know what they're worth?  If they are willing to bill you less, are you wasting the money you do pay them for inferior results?"

   Isn't Missouri a No-Fault State?
Rugen:  "Yes.  But sometimes, like me, you just need to know the truth for peace of mind.  Particularly, if you have children, you need to know this big decision you have to make is the right decision and you aren't just, as your spouse would have you believe, imagining it all.

In the courtroom, with all due respect, the judge can do whatever he/she thinks is right in terms of custody or disporportionate distribution of the marital assets."