Wine Country Investigations



Northern California’s Leader in Investigative Solutions

About Us

Steve Heffelfinger leads a team of skilled professionals in providing exceptional investigative services in Northern California. With over 25 years of experience, Steve has garnered numerous accolades and achievements in the field. His feats in civil and criminal litigation, as well as fugitive recovery, have earned him widespread recognition. Steve’s remarkable track record has been acknowledged by reputable media outlets such as the LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, SF Gate, Press Democrat, and even on the renowned television show “America’s Most Wanted.”

In addition to his investigative prowess, Steve is highly regarded as an expert witness, offering invaluable insights and testimony in legal proceedings. His ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner has made him a sought-after professional in the courtroom. Steve’s dedication to ethics and integrity has been instrumental in his success. He conducts investigations with the utmost respect for privacy, confidentiality, and legal boundaries. His commitment to maintaining the highest standards has garnered him the trust and respect of clients and peers alike.

With Steve Heffelfinger at the helm of Wine Country Investigations, clients can expect meticulous attention to detail, thorough investigations, and exceptional results. 

Our Services

Missing Person Locate

Reconnect with loved ones with our dedicated search efforts. Find closure and bring families together.

Spousal Infidelity

Uncover the truth discreetly. Put doubts to rest and make informed decisions.

Child Custody Investigation

Ensure a child’s well-being. Thorough, compassionate investigations for custody disputes.

Insurance Claim Investigations

Guard against fraud. Expert assessments to protect your interests. 

Background Checks

Make informed choices. Comprehensive reports for individuals and businesses.

Litigation Support

Strengthen your case. Solid evidence and professional support for legal matters.


More Than 500 Happy Clients
30 Years of Experience
Over Successful Cases