Missing Beneficiaries

Finding Missing Beneficiaries

If you are a solicitor or a legal personal representative administering a testate estate, you may encounter a scenario where you are having difficulty locating a beneficiary named in a Will. In some cases, multiple beneficiaries will need to be traced. Depending on when the Will was written and other varying factors, those named beneficiaries may have passed away, meaning the chain of representation may need to be followed, and/or their next of kin traced.

The case of missing beneficiaries also arises in in testate and partially intestate estates. It may the the case that you are in contact with most family members and that one or more known beneficiaries is simply missing and their whereabouts unknown.

Regardless of the complexities of your case, we offer a comprehensive service that will identify and locate all entitled beneficiaries, allowing you to bring your case to a satisfactory conclusion.

In the unlikely event that a beneficiary cannot be traced, we will provide you with a detailed report outlining the extensive efforts made to trace any missing relatives. We can then assist you in obtaining a Missing Beneficiary Insurance policy, which when in place, will allow you to proceed to distribute the estate with peace of mind.