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Since 1935, we've been identifying and locating missing heirs and beneficiaries to unclaimed estates worldwide.

Probate & Estate Research ◘ Heir Search Solutions ◘ Forensic Genealogy

American Research Bureau (ARB) has been known as one of the premier international probate research firms for over 80 years. We identify and locate missing heirs and beneficiaries to unclaimed estates. When we contact someone, we believe they may be legally entitled to an unclaimed inheritance we have identified.

We specialize in probate research investigation, kinship determination and inheritance recovery. Our team of forensic genealogists, probate researchers and document specialists have extensive knowledge of intestate succession laws to identify and locate missing heirs or find unknown heirs who are unaware of their unexpected inheritance. We prevent fraudulent inheritance claims by connecting legitimate heirs to unclaimed inheritance assets and proving their right to inherit from the estate.

We stand behind our heir locator services with a 100% risk-free guarantee.  If your claim isn’t successful you pay nothing. Our fees are paid only on a successful outcome when the estate distributes. If there is no recovery, there is no financial obligation.

We provide peace of mind to attorneys, estate administrators and personal representatives that need to locate missing heirs or beneficiaries to an unclaimed estate. We provide complimentary heir locator services and case assessments to ensure that every beneficiary is accounted for.

"Your staff have always been very helpful and professional. Thanks to you, I now have a better understanding of my grandfather's family. If you ever need a reference from me, please ask."
- Laurel Petropulos