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Solve Your Heir Search Case EFFICIENTLY 
and With NO Stress

We find missing and unknown heirs for legal proceedings to help you get unstuck and get your case settled accurately and efficiently.

Feel confident knowing the estate is going to the right people with accurate and complete identification of heirs

Easily provide notice to heirs or beneficiaries with current contact information for living next-of-kin

Get your legal case settled through court-ready reports and strong supporting evidence

Your Challenging Heir Case Isn't Going Away on Its Own

Do any of these situations sound familiar?

Have you found yourself buried in stacks of your client's family history documents - trying to sort through and make sense of them all?

Do you have probate or estate cases that have been delayed because not all of the heirs are known or can be located?

Have you had to put off getting paid for your hard work, because your cases haven't settled?

Have you found yourself overwhelmed trying to track down all of the necessary documents needed to reconstruct the decedent's family tree to prove kinship?

Are you afraid that if no rightful heirs can be located that the estate will be lost to the state?

Do you wish someone else could take on your heir search headache for you?

We believe our clients deserve expert forensic genealogical research they can trust and results they can feel confident taking to court.

We help attorneys, estate executors, and financial institutions solve any legal cases involving heirs and kinship determination.

We understand how time-consuming and challenging heir searches can negatively impact your productivity and your ability to settle your case.

In the past year, we have helped our clients locate over 1,000 missing or unknown heirs across the United States and internationally.

And we would love to help you too.

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Our Researcher

Forensic Genealogist

What Our Clients Can Expect From Us

Trusted Results

You'll get professional, fully-cited reports and charts that can be used

as an exhibit in court or other legal proceedings.​

Assured Accuracy

Our specialized training and decades of genealogical research experience means that you can feel confident

that the rightful heirs are found.

Proven Success

We have a 98% success rate at locating all missing and unknown heirs, so you can feel assured that money is well spent and that your project has the highest chance of success.​

Introducing your shortcut to success...

The Proven Heir Research Method

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Step 1:
Schedule Your Free Consultation

We will discuss your specific project goals and requirements and you can ensure that you get all of your questions answered.

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Step 2:
We Get to Work

We will draft a customized research plan and carry out the necessary research to expertly meet your research objectives.

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Step 3:
See the Results

You will receive your thoroughly documented and easy-to-follow report detailing the completed heir research, so your case can finally move forward.

What Our Clients Say ...

"I was referred to Discovering Connections from a colleague when I had a difficult intestate succession case. Christine was able to quickly make sense of the large stack of family documents and ultimately identified the decedent's 47 first cousins and their issue. I was so grateful for her hard work on this challenging case!"

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Samantha

Probate Attorney

Washington

"Christine was very professional, organized, and thorough. She listened to my particular needs and her report gave me everything I needed. I am glad I decided to bring my heir search project to Discovering Connections."

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Timothy

Probate Attorney

Texas

"We were required by the court to determine all heirs for an individual who died intestate in our county. Christine was very helpful throughout the process and I have a high confidence level that we have explored all avenues to identify all of the legal heirs of the decedent under Florida law."

Chester

Probate Attorney

Florida

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Are We a Good Fit?

If you can say yes to any of the following questions, then we can help you!

Are you involved in an estate case where heirs are known, but cannot be located?

Do you need to provide legal notice to a particular individual, but you do not know who they are or where to find them?

Are you involved in a trust administration and notice is required to heirs or beneficiaries, but you do not know who they are or where to find them?

Are you involved in a case where the decedent died without a will and there are no close or known family members and you need to figure out who is entitled to inherit?

Do you need to provide notice to heirs or beneficiaries, but you do not know who they are or where to find them?

Are you trying to identify heirs for matters relating to Clear or Quiet Title or similar property ownership cases?

Ready to Get Started? Click Below!

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What's Included When You Work With Us

Experienced Researcher: You will get the benefit of decades of genealogical research experience, coupled with specialized forensic genealogy training, ensuring that your case is being handled by an expert in the field.

Thorough Analysis: We take great care to ensure no details or individuals are overlooked, so you can feel confident that the rightful heirs have been identified.

Detailed, Fully-Cited Reports: Your report will lay out all of the details of the research, in an organized and clear manner. Allowing you to easily understand the information, so you can be ready to present your findings to the court.

Family Tree Charts: You will get a visual representation of all individuals involved, for quick and easy viewing of the family and their relationships.

Contact Information for Next-of-Kin: Current contact information will be provided, based on public records and government databases, to allow you to easily communicate with the individuals we have identified.

Document Files: If desired, you will receive a PDF file containing image copies of all source documents referenced in the report, which allows for quick and easy review of all evidence sources.

Affidavit of Due Diligence: We can provide you with a formal, notarized sworn record of our research findings, if required, to meet certain court requirements.

Project Updates: Periodic Updates will be given, so that you can stay well-informed of the project progress and anticipated completion date. This allows you to meet your court deadlines and prepare your next steps.

Deadline Accommodation: We will work with you to accommodate for upcoming court dates and deadlines, as much as possible, to ensure you can fulfill all of your obligations.

98% Success Rate: We are passionate about helping our clients succeed and you will always receive our best work. Our high success rate allows you to be confident that your time and money are not going to be wasted.

Unbiased Third Party: We have no stake in the outcome of any case an you will never be charged based on a percentage of the estate. You can trust that our findings will be unbiased and complete.

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