About Us


Birmingham's Divorce and Child Custody experts

With over 32 years of actual experience, our investigators are all licensed and highly trained to meet your needs. We have a crew of investigators to help assure that we can be there when you need us and have an arsenal of specialized equipment that is second to none.

Call 205-824-4492 for a free consultation.


Surveillance-GPS Tracking-Background and Data research

With extensive training compiled with an assortment of vehicles, covert camera set-ups and surveillance tactics; we find the best way to document the situation as it unfolds.

Our variety of GPS tracking options allow us to deliver results in a cost effective manor when combined with conventional surveillance. These services do have legal restrictions. Our access to specialized data services allows us to identify and locate individuals of interest with very little information from the client.


Who are we?

Casteel & Associates in owned and operated by Jim Casteel. Jim is a former President of the Alabama Private Investigator's Association,www.apianow.org ,and currently serves on the Alabama Private Investigators Board, www.apib.alabama.gov  .

Jim also serves on the board of the national Association of Missing and Exploited Children ans well as serving on the board of the National Council of Investigation and Security Services. Jim is licensed in Alabama license #31, and Florida

FL Agency License # A-1400175

FL Class C License # C-1400356

Jim Pioneered Continuing education in Alabama and hosted the first four annual continuing educational conferences in Alabama. Jim has shared his experience and knowledge by training investigators in Alabama, Georgia, Texas and Florida through trier state associations. As parents of three daughters and Grandparents to six Grandchildren Jim and Wife Betty has dedicated their lives to helping those who are dealing with family domestic situations. Betty is also a Licensed investigator and has extensive training and experience in the field. Find us with search terms such as Private Investigator in Birmingham. Private Investigator in Tuscaloosa. Private Investigator in Gadsden

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Casteel & Associates of Birmingham

5511 HWY 280 E. Suite 218, Birmingham AL 35242



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