Know your options when dealing with an estate with no Will nor next of kin

Know your options when dealing with an estate with no Will nor next of kin

Intestacy is rarely ever straightforward and can often lead to complications including, family disputes, unnecessarily high Inheritance Tax bills or the search for missing beneficiaries, just to name a few. On top of this, being unable to locate a next of kin makes the estate that much more difficult to administer.

The latest blog from Title Research discusses some of the complexities of not having a next of kin in intestacy cases as well as some of the options available to legal professionals to locate a potential estate Administrator. This includes the ability of genealogical research specialist firms, like Title Research, to perform thorough and 100% risk free Administrator searches on your behalf.

Read the full blog here

Title Research provides a range of genealogical research and asset repatriation services for legal professionals. Their services are designed to streamline the estate administration process, to take the effort out of locating the correct people or assets, and to mitigate against the risk of future dispute or complications. If you have any questions about genealogical research, asset repatriation or how you can work with Title Research, call them on 0345 87 27 600 or email [email protected].


This article was submitted to be published by Title Research as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Wills and Probate. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Wills and Probate.

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Founded in 1965, we provide a range of expert services that cover every aspect of probate and estate administration. Legal professionals turn to us because they know that we can be trusted to take care of their challenges professionally and competently. We bring clarity to estate administration by delivering proven genealogical research and asset repatriation services that mitigate risk for legal professionals.

Key services:

  • Tracing missing or unknown people
  • Family Tree Reconstruction (in cases of Intestacy)
  • Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance
  • Dealing with NA Assets
  • Global Bankruptcy Searches
  • Valuing and Managing UK Assets