"April Higuera is the best private investigator we have employed..." -- Terry & Gore Attorneys
"April is the reason I win cases!" -- Ristenpart Law
"...you saved my life.  I love you forever!" -- accused homicide client, acquitted at trial

April is the author of the book "Making a Case for Innocence: True Stories of a Criminal Defense Investigator."  She has also authored numerous articles for national magazines, including: NACDL’s The Champion (a national periodical for criminal defense attorneys) on homicide investigation, Pursuit Magazine on post-conviction investigation and false confessions, and PI Magazine on best practices for private investigators.  

Licensed Private Investigator / ADH Investigations Principal Agent


Licensed since 2001, criminal defense investigator April Higuera of ADH Investigations has extensive professional investigation experience investigating allegations of violent crimes for defense, including capital murder (death penalty) on state and federal levels, as well as providing in-depth understanding of case facts, defense strategy assistance, and investigation guidance through her expert defense investigation consultation.

As a licensed private investigator, April has a lengthy record of assisting wins for defense in complex criminal cases including homicides with gang and organized crime enhancements, sexual assaults, battery, robbery, kidnapping and felony drug cases.  

Her work has been recommended by judges, attorneys, colleagues and clients across the country.  April is currently based in Reno, Nevada, and is licensed in California (25440) and Nevada (1744A) offering investigative fieldwork services in CA and NV as well as expert consultation services nationally.  

Need a private investigator right away? April works quickly and effectively in reviewing your case discovery, designing intelligent and comprehensive step-by-step defense investigation strategies, offering simple and successful guidance of your local private investigation efforts, and timely trial assistance.

April has a spirit for winning, a passion for the truth, and an awareness for details that often are missed by others.   April's ability to comprehend, digest, and evaluate the prosecution's investigation is impeccable.  Her analysis and assistance with defense strategies is invaluable and has helped win many difficult cases.  If you need a private detective now, each out to April today for help with your case.  If she is not available to investigate your private matter  right now, she will still respond to you in a timely manner providing you with a free consultation and referrals to assist you fast.