Heir Search Services
Heir search refers to the process of locating and identifying individuals who are entitled to inherit the assets of a deceased person under the laws of inheritance. This can involve researching family trees, analyzing legal documents, and conducting skip trace investigations to determine who the rightful heirs are.
The process of heir search is often necessary in cases where a person dies without a will, or when the heirs are unknown or cannot be easily located. Heir search services can be conducted by individuals, law firms, or specialized heir search companies. The purpose of the search is to ensure that the deceased person's assets are distributed fairly and in accordance with the laws of inheritance.
How GREVESGROUP® can help to locate missing heir
GREVESGROUP® can play a crucial role in the process of heir search services. We use various investigative techniques to gather information about the deceased person's family tree, relationships, and assets. This information is then used to determine who the rightful heirs are and to establish their entitlement to inherit the deceased person's assets.
GREVESGREOUP® typically use a combination of investigation and heir search services, including:
Public Records Search: Investigating public records, such as marriage and divorce certificates, birth and death certificates, property records, education records and military records can provide important information about the deceased person's family tree and relationships.
Interviews: Interviewing friends, family members and acquaintances of the deceased can provide valuable information about the deceased person's relationships and potential heirs.
Social Media and Online Searches: Conducting online searches, including social media and genealogy websites, can help our investigators find information about the deceased person's family tree and potential heirs.
DNA Testing: In some cases, DNA testing can be used to establish relationships and determine inheritance rights.
Locating Missing Heirs: GREVESGROUP® offer numerous investigation services, such as skip tracing and online or offline database searches, to locate missing heirs who may not be aware of their inheritance or have lost contact with the family.
Resolving Disputes: In some cases, there may be disputes over inheritance rights and we can help to resolve these disputes by gathering and presenting evidence to support a particular claim.
Establishing Relationships: In some cases, it may be necessary to establish relationships between the deceased person and potential heirs, and our heir search investigators can use genealogy research and DNA testing to do so.
Protecting Assets: By thoroughly investigating the family tree and relationships, our investigators can assist to prevent financial fraud and ensure that assets are distributed to the rightful heirs.
Complying with Legal Requirements: Our heir search services are conducted in accordance with the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction of a particular location in which the deceased person lived and that all relevant documentation is properly prepared and filed.
Communication with Probate Courts: In many cases, heir search is conducted in connection with probate proceedings, and GREVESGROUP® can assist by communicating with probate courts and providing them the required information and evidences to distribute the deceased person's assets.
By using our heir search services and other investigation services, we can build a comprehensive picture of the deceased person's family and relationships, which is essential for determining the rightful heirs and distributing the deceased person's assets accordingly.
We have expertise, skills and local investigation network to gather and analyze information about the deceased person's family and relationships.
Who require GREVESGROUP® Heir Search Services
Probate Courts: Probate courts often hire heir search investigators to assist in the process of locating and distributing a deceased person's assets to the rightful heirs.
Executors and Administrators: The executors or administrators of a deceased person's estate may hire investigators to locate the missing heirs or to resolve disputes over inheritance rights.
Attorneys: Attorneys who specialize in probate and estate law may hire investigators to assist with heir searches and to gather information for use in court proceedings.
Trusts and Estates: Trusts and estates may hire investigators to help locate missing heirs and to ensure that assets are distributed in accordance with the trust or estate plan.
Heir Search Companies: Specialized heir search companies can hire GREVESGROUP® to conduct heir searches and skip tracing of missing person on behalf of our clients who are seeking to inherit assets from a deceased person.
Individuals: Individuals who believe they may be entitled to inherit assets from a deceased person may also hire investigators to locate missing heirs or to assist with the probate process.
Financial Institutions: Financial institutions, such as banks and investment firms, can hire investigators to help locate missing heirs in order to distribute assets held in accounts or investments.
Insurance Companies: Insurance companies can also hire our investigators to help locate missing heirs in order to distribute life insurance benefits or other types of insurance payouts.
Government Agencies: Government agencies such as the Social Security Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs, also require heir search investigators to help locate missing heirs.
Non-Profit Organizations: Non-profit organizations such as non-profit foundations and charities can hire our investigators to help locate missing heirs or persons.
Estate Planning Professionals: Financial advisors and accountants can hire our investigators to assist with heir searches in order to help their clients distribute assets and comply with the terms of estate plans and trusts.
Real Estate Professionals: Real estate professionals, estate agents and title companies require hiring investigators to assist with heir searches in order to distribute real estate assets and resolve title issues.
The potential clients for heir search services can include a wide range of individuals and other organizations, including probate courts, executors and administrators, attorneys, trusts and estates, heir search companies, and individuals who are seeking to inherit assets from a deceased person.
GREVESGROUP® is recognized as leading Corporate Investigation and Brand Protection Services globally having most experienced local investigators, partners and associates and qualified genealogical experts. For more information about our heir search services, please contact us at [email protected].