Tristar Investigation

We Conduct Defendant Business Identification and Asset Research

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Problems We Solve

  • Do you have a business’s name for which you need to determine its ownership?
  • Do you need more information to strengthen your case, such as the legal entity status of a defendant’s business?
  • Do you need to determine the assets of a business or person?

The Tristar Solution

  • We research and identify and the ownership of businesses and corporations
  • We uncover the identity of hidden owners and shell corporations
  • We conduct detailed asset investigations to help you evaluate your case

The Tristar Process

  • Do you need more information to strengthen your case, such as the legal entity status of a defendant’s business?
  • Have you identified an individual as the defendant and need to know more about their businesses and respective corporate statuses?
  • We perform detailed business valuations, including revenue and net worth

Details: How It Works

1. Research & Identify

Conduct a thorough locate investigation to identify any new addresses, phone numbers, work information, or other contact methods, such as social media.

Identify spouses, parents, relatives, roommates, etc, who may be in contact with the subject.


2. Asset Investigations

We conduct thorough asset investigations to unearth and catalog all attachable – and possibly hidden – assets.

3. Business Evaluations

Evaluate the business to determine the estimated net sales, net worth, and sale value.

Endorsed By

Matthew J. Matern, Esq.


“Bruce and the team at Tristar have been wonderful to work with. Beyond their professionalism, they produce excellent results, are prompt to respond, and are transparent in their communications with us.

Brian Panish, Esq.


“For over 20 years Bruce Robertson and the team at Tristar Investigation have responded promptly, identified the key issues, and can be relied on to dig deep until the task is accomplished. I would recommend Tristar to any colleague.”

Kane Moon, Esq.


“We value our relationship with Bruce Robertson and the Tristar Investigation team.  They are responsive and always keep us informed.  We can always count on them to deliver excellent results.”

Why Choose Tristar?


Tristar has been serving the California trial bar for over 35 years.  We are privileged to have conducted investigations for over 600 law firms.

Cost Efficient

As a licensed detective agency identifying witnesses for active cases, our fees can be a reimbursable case cost, helping to curb your firm’s bottom line. 


Our services help move PAGA cases along quickly and efficiently.  Our clients praise our consistent productivity, freeing up their time for other tasks.

Interested In Finding Out More?

Schedule a free online video consultation, or give us a call to learn how our services help attorneys prosecute active PAGA cases.