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The Heir Hunters®

  • No Win No Fee.

    We offer a claims service where we aim to undercut the fees of any of the recognised Heir Hunting firms in the UK. Our clients may also be entitled to FREE legal services for dealing with the administration of an estate and property conveyancing.

  • Beneficiaries.

    If you believe that you are entitled to a share of an unclaimed estate and you have been approached by Heir Hunters who are proposing to charge you a fee that you are unhappy with give us a ring. You should not feel pressured into signing any form of agreement.

  • Solicitors.

    We offer a beneficiary research and tracing service on a contingency fee basis where neither you nor the estate that you represent pay a fee. Our fee is negotiated with any missing beneficiaries that we trace ensuring that any existing heirs who are your clients are best served.

    Latest Heir Hunter News

    • Heir Hunters Regulation

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on January 11, 2019

      Heir Hunters are not regulated although I am pleased to see that Heir Hunter firms Fraser & Fraser, Treethorpe and Anglia Research now recognise the Professional Paralegal Register (PPR) as the way forward. Consumers can be assured that individuals on the register meet the required standards of both the individual’s membership body and the robust […]

    • Public Health Funerals

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on December 11, 2018

      The Public Health Act 1984 confers a statutory duty on councils and health boards to cause to be buried or cremated the body of any person who has died or been found dead in their area, in any case where it appears to the authority that no suitable arrangements for the disposal of the body […]

    • Wills & Probate

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on November 16, 2018

      Fraser and Fraser, one of the largest Heir Hunters firms in the UK may face legal costs after they failed to acknowledge the Will of a deceased pensioner on a case that they worked on. Andrew Fraser, partner in the firm was involved in the investigation of the £600,000 estate of 1930s model, Tessa Amstell. […]

    • Free Wills Month!

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on October 5, 2018

      October is Free Wills Month Free Wills Month brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and over the opportunity to have their simple Wills written or updated free of charge by using participating solicitors in selected locations around England, Wales and Northern Ireland. An up to date […]

    • Probate Fees

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on August 31, 2018

      The cost of many legal services provided by law firms are not always transparent however this is to change later in the year. From December 2018, all regulated law firms will be required to publish information on prices they charge, and what these cover for services such as probate and conveyancing. When a person dies […]

    • Heir Hunter Fees

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on July 29, 2018

      Anyone in England and Wales who dies without making a will is said to have died intestate and if they are without known kin their estate is handled by the Treasury. Specialist firms known as Heir Hunters try to trace blood relatives of such persons with a view to making a claim to the Treasury […]

    • Heir Hunters List

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on June 29, 2018

      The Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates and some of the cash could be yours! There are over 9000 unclaimed estates on the Treasury bona vacantia list and if estates are not claimed by family members the deceased person’s assets will pass to the Treasury. Details of all the Treasury’s […]

    • 1939 Register

      Posted by The Heir Hunter on May 30, 2018

      The 1939 Register is an important genealogical resource that is now available to family history researchers. It provides details and information for each person and household during this period in history. The publication of the register bridges nearly a thirty-year gap in census data. Members of the research website Find My Past have had access to […]