Court ruling against prominent "heir hunter" - our response

You may be aware of the recent press coverage of the Central London County Court ruling against an established probate genealogist. Hoopers do not condone or endorse the working practices detailed in these reports, which in no way reflect our own long-established methodology. Further details

Tracing next of kin - Hoopers offer a range of services.

We provide the legal profession, public sector and beneficiaries with the benefits of highly specialised knowledge and the skills developed over the course of more than 95 years of working in probate-related genealogy.

Public Sector

Hoopers have gained a reputation as a genealogy provider of choice for many Public Sector bodies, including Local Authorities, Coroners and NHS Trusts.

Hoopers have a dedicated Public Sector research team that are expert in Section 46 Public Health Act - Funeral Administration.

All of the work provided to the Public Sector is free of charge regardless of the estate value.

Public Sector - Read On

Solicitors

Hoopers have been offering the legal profession a bespoke service since we were established in 1923.

Working with the legal profession for almost 100 years has given Hoopers the edge over our competitors as we know how to deliver the professional and thorough service you are entitled to expect from a genealogy provider.

Services Hoopers offer Solicitors

Beneficiaries

Are you reading this because we contacted you? Were you surprised to be approached?

If so then you should know that Hoopers have been reuniting individuals with unclaimed estates since 1923. We have become rather good at it over the years but please ring us on 020 7490 3908 or alternatively read on to allow us to answer any questions you may have.

Beneficiaries - some FAQ