I have known Tim Helton for several decades. Unfortunately, the first couple of decades he was an officer with the Modesto Police Department where his thorough investigation and preparation of cases generally posed problems for my clients. When Tim retired from the Modesto Police Department and began working as a private investigator, he became my first choice as an investigator for both my criminal and civil cases. Tim is low-key and easy to talk to. More importantly, he is responsive and thorough in his investigations. I recently (2017) hired Tim to work on a civil case that came to me after an insurance company had rejected the client’s claim. With Tim’s assistance and investigation, the client received a policy limit settlement from the insurance company. I have worked with several private investigators during the past four decades. Tim is clearly one of the best.

~ Robert Wildman, Attorney At Law

When a reluctant witness to an involuntary manslaughter case didn’t wish to be located and had not been seen for weeks, we requested Tim Helton to attempt to locate him. Without the witness’ testimony, the case would have suffered severely. To our amazement, Tim Helton was able to locate the subject in less than 24 hours and just in time for the hearing. Also, the professional manner in which Tim handled the subject led to the witness’ full cooperation and successful testimony in the case. Thank you, Tim Helton, for all your hard work. You touched the lives of the victim’s family and we will never forget you.

~ John F.

Tim Helton has the utmost integrity of any person that I have ever met. He put his heart into the case I hired him for. My case was a parental abduction of a toddler, my grandson. Tim acted quickly and was relentless in his investigation. He took my calls 24/7. Tim has local connections he needed to get further insight to this case. Thank God and Tim my grandson was returned safely. Tim stills checks on us. I recommend any of Tim’s services due to his expertise and integrity.

~ Sandy G.

I would like to thank Tim Helton first of all for returning my phone call so quickly.  A speedy return call for a request, says so much about a business. Mr. Helton spent a lot of time with me on the phone getting details on what my needs were.  I really appreciate knowing there is such a great and local company that can assist with all types of investigations.  I am very pleased I found out about him.  I would highly recommend Tim Helton Investigations.

~ Catherine E.

I don’t mean to say this in a bad way… I hope we don’t ever need you again, but if we do we know who to call! 

~Angelina G.

I found Tim Helton through an aunt who told me Tim would be an awesome P.I. to help find my father. I got in contact with him, gave him all the information that I had, and he did not disappoint. I got my results back the next day! Unfortunately, I was not able to get in contact with my father through the numbers provided, so I asked Tim of he had any others I could try. Yup, I was able to finally talk to my father two days later! I have never met my father, so I was extremely excited and nervous. We now talk/text almost every day. He even Facetimes me randomly. So awesome. By the way, I’m my dad’s only child, so all smiles. Without Tim’s help I never would have connected with my father. I definitely would recommend him to anyone.


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