Probate research consists in tracing heirs and pointing out their rights in an estate.
If the decedent has drawn up a testament in which he has determined the way in which he wishes the assets to be divided up between friends and family, and if these are known and have been traced, our intervention is generally not required.
On the contrary, if no testament has been drawn up, it is said that the decedent is dead “ab intestat“. His goods are then divided (according to the current legal system) between his nearest relatives.
However, in both cases difficulties may arise if investigations undertaken by the solicitor are not sufficient to find the heirs. It is within this framework that we intervene and have contacted you.