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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 – Scam Emails

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on May 13, 2022

      We have been alerted to the fact that there is a scam email circulating that appears to originate from an email address admin@theheirhunters.co.uk and the sender uses the name of John Kearley. The email is not from ourselves. We do not use such an email address and we have no connection with a John Kearley. If […]

    • Probate Fees 2022

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on February 8, 2022

      You may have to pay a fee to apply for probate. Whether you need to pay depends on the value of the estate. If the value of the estate is over £5,000, the application fee is £273. There’s no fee if the estate is £5,000 or less. You can order extra copies of the probate […]

    • Free Wills Month

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on October 5, 2021

      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 locations across England, Northern Ireland and Wales. The solicitors have all taken steps […]

    • Probate Search

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on May 4, 2021

      Probate gives someone the legal right to deal with a deceased person’s property, money and possessions (their ‘estate’). The probate record is known as a ‘grant of representation’. There are two types of grant. If there is a will you apply for a ‘Grant of Probate. Where there is no will you apply for ‘Letters […]

    • COVID-19 – Bereavement

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on January 29, 2021

      Most people experience grief when they lose someone close to them and it can affect everyone differently. There is no right or wrong way to feel when you are coping with the death of someone that is important to you. At the moment people may be finding it particularly difficult to deal with a bereavement […]

    • Power of Attorney

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on October 29, 2020

      A lasting power of attorney allows you to choose who you want to make decisions on your behalf should you lose capacity to make such decisions as a result of the likes of dementia or an accident. The power cannot be used by your attorney if you are able to make such decisions for yourself. […]

    • The Heir Hunters

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on August 7, 2020

      We are delighted to announce that we have just reached a huge milestone on our Facebook page with 10,000 likes! Thank you for your support….. If you haven’t already, why not “like” us on Facebook now:  

    • Unclaimed Estates – Values

      Posted by The Heir Hunters on June 30, 2020

      When someone dies with no will or known family, their property passes to the Crown as ownerless property (or ‘bona vacantia’). It can be any kind of property, like buildings, money or personal possessions. We would generally refer to this as the deceased person’s estate although the net value of the estate may only be […]