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Heirs: Beware of Heir-Hunter Tactics

Posted by Mary R. LaSota, Esquire in Estate Plan, Intestate | 0 comments


Every day unwary individuals receive FedEx or priority/next day envelopes from heir search companies that comb the probate records searching for their next big fish to land.  The heir search companies are driven to be the first to find one or more missing heirs, and then convince those same individuals to sign a finder’s fee contract. The company’s fees can range