Finders International are global probate genealogists, also known as 'Heir Hunters' appearing on the BBC1 TV Series of the same name. We trace missing heirs and beneficiaries to Estates, property and assets worldwide and provide a range of additional legal services.
We work with numerous legal professionals, Solicitors, Corporate or State Trustees and financial institutions. In the public sector, we assist local authorities, coroners and hospitals with tracing next of kin.
Our services include:
Tracing missing beneficiaries to estates, property and assets
Locating next of kin to a deceased person (further reading on Intestacy Rules)
Locating missing executors
Locating missing legatees and residuary beneficiaries
Finding heirs to unclaimed or dormant funds
Probate Property sales, insurance and property management services
Searching for missing Wills and assets
Overseas Bankruptcy Searches
Repatriation of funds from abroad including obtaining Medallion Signature Guarantees, closing overseas bank accounts, selling and transferring US shares, and obtaining foreign grants of probate
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About Finders International
Danny Curran has worked in the industry since 1990 and founded Finders International in 1997. Finders International are best known for tracing missing or unknown beneficiaries and heirs to estates, property and assets. Finders International offer additional services to the legal profession such as overseas bankruptcy searches, missing will and asset searches, medallion guarantee signatures and much more, see www.findersinternational.co.uk
We are regulated by the IAPPR, the International Association of Professional Probate Researchers, Genealogists and Heir Hunters, which aims to provide a single, authoritative voice for elite professional probate research companies around the world.
We are the first and only probate genealogists to receive accreditation from the National Association of Licenced Paralegals (NALP), which is the longest-running UK membership body for paralegals.
We have also been awarded ‘Best UK Probate Research Firm’ for 5 years in a row at the UK Probate Research awards, and won the same award at the 2020 ‘British Wills and Probate Awards'.
ICO registered, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 14001 certified, NALP accredited, Expert Witness registered, founding members of the IAPPR, members of APG and PALS, approved partners of APSE