We assist Councils, Coroners, Hospitals and other public sector service providers free of charge by:
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Finders was established by Managing Director Daniel Curran in 1997 and our international reach, exceptional results and quality of service are well known to our numerous regular clients.
Our integrity is second to none, and we can resolve the most complex of tasks in a cost efficient and professional manner.
International probate genealogists are nowadays more commonly known as ‘Heir Hunters’ following our appearances as a main firm on the BBC1 TV show of the same name.
Our success is attributed to providing a fresh and dynamic approach to our work and continuing since day one with our commitment to a no-nonsense, fast and friendly service whilst at the same time ensuring that the highest standards are maintained.
We work with anyone who requires help or assistance in tracing missing or unknown heirs, or the next of kin to a deceased person.
We are highly skilled full-time professionals with an excellent reputation and credentials to match. We have a tried and trusted worldwide network and work to a comprehensive Professional Conduct Code.
We hope that your experience of Finders service and standards will be a positive one and look forward to receiving any comments you may have.
We usually trace the first next of kin within 24 hours, often in time for the Deceased’s funeral and saving you considerable time and expense.
We have a 98.9% success rate in tracing next of kin for our public sector referral cases*
Why Choose Finders?
- Avoid unnecessary risks by working with Finders, a trusted firm with excellent standards and credentials.
- Our credentials and risk management compliment perfectly your need to justify your choice of service provider.
Finders understand how our performance may reflect on your decision to appoint us, which is why we will always ensure your needs and requirements are met and adhered to.
Once we trace next of kin they might be able to take the case off your hands completely. This may include payment of:
– Funeral expenses
– Your administration charges
– House clearance fees
– Storage Fees
– Empty home insurance
Even if the next of kin are unable or unwilling to pay, any fees you incur will receive priority status for payment as soon as the estate has funds available.
All services are provided to the public sector are free of charge.
How are we paid?
If an estate is over £5,000 : When we trace next of kin we ask them to sign a commission fee agreement with us. We are then paid at the same time as the heirs, when the estate is distributed.
If an estate is under £5,000 : We will trace next of kin completely free of charge to anyone.
*Success rate calculated by analysis of all public sector services cases worked by us from 1/1/2014 to 28/2/15 & defined as next of kin being identified & located.