Title Research blog: finding missing beneficiaries

Title Research blog: finding missing beneficiaries

Looking for missing beneficiaries can delay the administration of an estate, and it’s often difficult to work out where to focus your search efforts.

Title Research’s blog post explores how to overcome the challenge of missing or unknown heirs during estate administration. It covers:

  • Initial steps you can take when tracing beneficiaries
  • How a professional genealogist conducts their research
  • What to do when a beneficiary can’t be located
  • An interesting case study about an heir we found in an unusual location

Click here to read the blog.

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, assist you with locating missing people or assets, and mitigate 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.

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  • Tracing missing or unknown people
  • Family Tree Reconstruction (in cases of Intestacy)
  • Missing Beneficiary Indemnity Insurance
  • Dealing with NA Assets
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