Heir Hunters Series 9 Preview - Finders are back in action!

It was all hands on deck when the case of Roger Stuart Lennon, initially referred privately to the Finders team became public. Aware that competing firms would also be seeking out Roger's rightful heirs, Finders boss Daniel Curran put everyone on the job of tracing Roger's beneficiaries.

CATCH up - Finders on BBC Heir Hunters Series 8

Follow Finders team of researchers along the exciting trail of discovery that leads through a family history that covers the First World War and shines a light on the old world of domestic service. Meet family members and hear their recollections as the Finders team trace Pub Landlord Michael Naish’s heirs in this episode of the new series of Heir Hunters..

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Lawyers Journal, October 2004 – ‘Finding Seekers’
...Curran explains that most of Finders' clients are solicitors and there is a steady flow of work from a core of firms from the regions; most of the work is concentrated in the UK. Finders also offers a Will-searching service, which involves checking...
New Law Journal, March 2005 -‘Castaways: searching for lost beneficiaries’
Daniel Curran, director at Finders says: "Most cases we deal with are for inheritance values of only £1,000 or £2,000 - high values passing to individuals in the style of a lottery win are very rare. If it's easy to solve, we solve it...
Law Society Probate Section Yearbook 2006 -‘Genealogists’
Daniel Curran of Finders agrees that data protection has become an issue. He cites last year's government White Paper which suggested amendments to the information required on death certificates. "We understand that people complain generally about...
Association of Women Solicitors Magazine 2009 -‘Missing In Action’
The inside story of tracing missing heirs The problems that arise when beneficiaries to an Estate are missing or unknown can seem daunting, but need not necessarily be so. Help exists - probate genealogists specialise in identifying and locating missing...
Lawfulness of ‘excessive and unfair Deferred Fees’ Questioned
Finders call for protection for beneficiaries from advance deals being made without their knowledge or consent before they receive their inheritance. Widespread concern is being expressed amongst the legal profession about the legality of the...
Finders Sponsors Isle of Wight Law Society Event
As the one area of law which nearly every member of the public is likely to encounter in their lifetime, the vital importance of the will and probate sector cannot be understated. Underpinning the work of solicitors in this sector, are the essential services...
The importance of genealogists to private client practitioners goes far beyond what is depicted on TV says Claudia Whibley, solicitor with Child & Child
If TV documentaries are to be believed, the work of genealogists mainly involves racing door-to-door, informing various relatives that they have inherited fortunes. However, this does not reflect the true extent of their work or the extent they can assist...
Hunting Heirs – New Law Journal October 2011
Daniel Curran explains how to recognise a professional probate genealogist & why you need one In recent years there has been an explosion of interest in family history in the UK. Television shows like the BBC’s ‘Who Do You...
Finders joins BBC Heir Hunters for Series 8
Leading genealogists Finders joins BBC Heir Hunters for Series 8 One of the UK’s leading genealogists firms, Finders, has agreed to appear in Heir Hunters Series 8, to be shown on the BBC from January 2014. Heir Hunters takes a fly on the wall look...
Finders to star in eighth series of BBC HEIR HUNTERS
Finders to star in eighth series of BBC HEIR HUNTERS Flame television has been commissioned by The BBC to produce an eighth series of the popular daytime genealogy and social history series ‘Heir Hunters’. It was commissioned by BBC Daytime...

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