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Scottish Unclaimed Estates

In England and Wales the Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates and in Scotland the Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer Office perform a similar role. Below are details of three recent unclaimed estates that QLTR have been published. Michael Francis Thornton of Greenock died in 2016 leaving an unclaimed estate […]

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Unclaimed Estates

If someone dies without leaving a will they are regarded as having died intestate. The following family members are entitled to make a claim to the estate in the order below: husband, wife or civil partner children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and so on mother or father brothers or sisters who share both the same mother and […]

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Heir Hunters List

The current series of ‘Heir Hunters’ on BBC TV feature details of persons who have died leaving unclaimed estates. Assets belonging to the deceased person pass to the Treasury if relatives of the deceased are not traced and the Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates…..  Some of the cash could […]

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Scottish Unclaimed Estates

In Scotland it is the Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Rembembrancer Office that deal with unclaimed Scottish estates on behalf of the Crown. They also publish details of the unclaimed estates on the QLTR website. Since the Succession (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force in March the claim process in relation to Scottish unclaimed estates has been […]

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Scottish Heir Hunters

Unclaimed estates in England are handled by the Treasury Solicitor’s Department although they now wish to be called the ‘Government Legal Department’ The Crown’s representative in Scotland that deal with ownerless property and unclaimed estates is the Office of Queen’s and Lord Treasurer’s Remembrancer. ‘QLTR’ publish details of the Scottish equivalent of the Heir Hunters […]

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Could you be entitled to claim an inheritance?

The Treasury takes in millions of pounds each year from unclaimed estates and some of the cash could be yours! – 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 passed to the Treasury Solicitors Department. Check the […]

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