Background Checks

At Ferrante & Associates, we perform legal, comprehensive criminal background checks in Sarasota Florida for pre-employment applicants, domestic investigation, criminal defense cases. Although we specialize in background checks for our local clients in Florida we are able to provide comprehensive research no matter your location through our Virtual Private Investigator services. Background checks are regularly performed for our clients who employ professionals, skilled trades, and laborers in all fields.

We ensure that:

An employee is who he or she says they are, and that…

•The individual does not have a damaging history (such as criminal activity) that may reflect poorly on the company

•Information that an applicant included on their application for employment is accurate

•The applicant is allowed by law to work in certain environments, such as healthcare. Extensive background checks that include a search of barrier crimes are a necessary effort to ensure the safety of your employees and the clients who support you

When a someone new enters your life as a romantic interest, child care / babysitter, home services contractor, or business associate you want to be sure they are of solid character and background. Our team of background research professionals will assist you in making a better decision with our experience and resources in examining current, relevant information. We provide more than just an online background report as we will dig deeper into the subject matter to provide a clear understanding of what the information is and how it is associated with the individual being researched.

Background Check Reports may include the following information, when and where available information is available.

  • Criminal History
  • Residential and Business Addresses
  • Lawsuits, Liens, Bankruptcies, & Judgments
  • Property Ownership
  • Accidents and Driving History
  • Business Ownership / Relationship
  • Phone Numbers & Email Addresses
  • Social Media Postings
  • Relatives, Associates & Neighbors

Background Research involves determining the original information source, a real-time review of that source, phone contact to examine and explain information, and the collection of relevant documents. Understandable Results of the research to provide you with comprehension of the type of information researched, the real-world application and use of that information, so you are not left with an unclear document that is full of codes, abbreviations, and jargon.

Benefits of a Quality Background Check

  • Keep family members and businesses safe
  • Reveals dishonest, disreputable and dangerous behavior
  • Aids in ensuring solid relationship decisions
  • Assists in a more complete individual picture
  • Provides better peace of mind


Additionally, in using our properly licensed Florida Private Investigative Agency you are assured of confidentiality as provided under the requirements of Florida State Statute 493 that states, in part, the following: no licensee, or any employee of a licensee or licensed agency shall divulge or release to anyone other than her or his client or employer the contents of an investigative file acquired in the course of licensed investigative activity.

Regulatory Compliance

All research is conducted within regulatory compliance guidelines, including the GLB (GrammLeach-Bliley Act), the FCRA (Fair Credit Reporting Act) and the DPPA (Drivers Privacy Protection Act) providing you with confidence that the information you use is appropriate for the situation.

Why should you hire us for your background checks?

Ferrante Legal Investigations is a certified member of Florida Associate of Licensed Investigators and provider of a variety investigative services including domestic investigation, criminal defense and mitigation services. With over 20 years of investigative experience, our private investigators have completed countless background checks and truly know what information would be beneficial for your research.

Our background checks in Sarasota Florida range from $39.00 up to $80.00 Request a free consultation to discuss your options and we will also provide you with valuable information that you can use to help you make an informed decision of what level of background check will be most valuable to your need.