Kidwell Investigations

Federal cases - Hired by attorneys and authorized through the Federal Public Defenders office.

State of Iowa cases - Hired by attorneys and authorized through the State Public Defenders office.

Post Conviction Relief cases - Hired by attorneys.

Criminal Defense Investigation - Generally retained by attorneys, court appointed, and private clients. The services provided include interviewing witnesses and pertinent individuals and taking affidavits. I do still photography, audio video taped live evidentiary activities and depositions; I obtain and gather information and evidence, research and analyze cases, and do undercover work and surveillance. I can also interview prisoners and witnesses in local and county jails and state and federal prisons.

Workers Compensation Fraud Investigation - retained by insurance companies, self insured companies and businesses. I do undercover surveillance with time and date stamped photos and or video documentation.

Process Service - I do process serves for attorneys, government entities, private individuals, contractors, and businesses, which include subpoenas, legal documents, judgements, and contracts.

Locate people and information of all types - criminal, civil, private, background, assets, professional, D.O.T., and records.

Domestic Investigation - I do a limited amount of domestic investigation. If neglected or abused children are involved; the chances are greater that I will accept the case.


Kidwell Investigations provide all clients with complete and expedient reports. Date and time stamped video and still pictures are provided at client request, and trial court testimony can be provided if needed.

Contact Info
Kidwell Investigations
1700 1st Ave. Suite 21
Iowa City, IA 52240
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Phone: (319) 270-7650
IAPI Member

Kidwell Investigations is a proud member of the Iowa Association of Private Investigators.