Welcome to IGS HeirSearch.com
Our "Better Way"
Reasonable Non-Percentage Based Fees
Unlike many of our competitors, which may charge up to one third, or more, of a missing heir's inheritance as a finder's fee, we work with attorneys and trust officers to provide solutions at a reasonable cost and never charge a percentage of the estate or trust. Learn about our Search Services.
A 97% success rate in our searches is the result of the vast experience, knowledge and expertise of our researchers. Read Our Success Stories.
We guarantee the accuracy of our results. Further, with all Standard Fee Searches, we unconditionally guarantee a successful result or there is no charge. Request a FREE Quote.
Our Mission Statement
Since 1967, International Genealogical Search Inc. has strived to become the leading North American heir search firm by means of providing "A Better Way" to find missing Heirs, Beneficiaries, Legatees, Stockholders, Class Action Claimants, and Intellectual Property-rights owners for the legal and trust communities. Put Yourself In The Missing Heir's Shoes.
Recent IGS HeirSearch.com Articles
Can Your Client Get Out of a Contingent Fee Heir Finder Contract? - Author Robert E. Kass, JD, LLM, is a Detroit-based estate planning and administration attorney, Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel. Asked to sign a contingent fee heir contract to be taken to the pot of gold, some clients will sign without competent legal advice. If your client does that, is it too late to cancel the contract or negotiate a more reasonable fee? Click to read the full story...
Know All the Facts Before Retaining Help with Your Heir-Search - Read Robert G. Alexander, JD, LLM, president of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC), recent article on Pennsylvania legal ethics opinion illustrates why you need to monitor state laws about heir finders and genealogical search firms.
The Heir-Tracing Industry Explained ~ For Probate Attorneys, Trust Officers and Heirs - Percentage-Based Firms aka Heir Hunters Reap Exorbitant Fees,
Non-Percentage Firm Find Heirs A 'Better Way' ~ Reasonable Hourly Fees!
What Do I Need To Know, If Contacted By an Heir Hunter… Who asks me to sign a contract? - Should I Seek Independent Legal Advice?