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£105,000 inheritance is going unclaimed in Paisley

Thu 25th May 2017

More than £100,000 in unclaimed estates is up for grabs in Paisley, it has been revealed.

According to heir hunters Finders International, there are currently 15 unclaimed estates in the town with a value of £105,000.

Normally, when a person dies their assets revert to a named person but sometimes relatives cannot be traced.

When this happens, the estate is held for 30 years before being transferred to the Treasury.

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Are you heir to a fortune? It’s easy to find out!

Thu 3rd Sep 2015

Ever watched television shows that reveal how unsuspecting individuals receive bequests worth thousands? If so, you’ve no doubt wondered if, somewhere in your family, there was an inheritance worth a fortune awaiting you! It really could be you as latest government figures show that unclaimed inheritances in Scotland amount to £3 million. Now leading heir hunting firm, Finders International, has turned its attention to Scotland to help people track down their inheritances.

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Heir-Hunting team looking for lucky Scots

Tue 16th Jun 2015


Daniel Curran, managing director of Finders, will appear in the tenth series of the BBC programme Heir Hunters

An international “heir hunter” firm has opened its first office in Scotland – giving some unsuspecting people the opportunity to claim untold riches from the estates of distant long-lost relatives who have died without leaving a will and no known next-of-kin. read more...


Have you been contacted by an Heir Hunter?

Wed 29th Oct 2014

Genuine heir hunters provide expertise and assistance to heir to smooth the process of claiming an unclaimed estate. Heirs must be cautious however as there are are many inexperienced, unprofessional or rogue traders or those simply charging excessive fees for their work.

We offer a free no-obligation assessment of your case and can advise on inheritance and probate issues in a helpful, stress free manner. Call us free on 0800 085 8796 or use our contact form.


Are you an heir?

Wed 29th Oct 2014

The Treasury requires that all reasonable enquiries are made when submitting a claim to an estate. This can often mean considerable amounts of research and tracing other possible heirs. Many people either do not have the time, expertise or money to be able to do this or may find that they've been contacted by an heir hunter asking for an unreasonable fee.

We offer free advise on your particular situation so if you are worried or simply do not know what to do next then please do not hesitate to contact us.