Probate

Our team can help you in the probate, estate and forensic genealogy research.

We have years of experience in the probate genealogy, forensic genealogy and estate-related matters. Our area of specialisation is Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Moldova and other countries of the former Soviet Block, former USSR and former Russian Empire.

We successfully traced heirs in all those jurisdictions. We obtain required archival documentation for cases, including documents from out-of-way and hard to find archives and repositories (like local pension office, village councils and district archives in regions of Belarus, Ukraine, and Russia). We know how to find those documents, what international requirements could be, and how to satisfy them.

We accept complicated cases where the part of the family originally from Lithuania went to New York, another to South Africa, and yet another sent to Siberia. We know how to find them.

Our team members speak English, German, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarus, Polish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Czech languages.

We know how to work with court cases from UK Bona Vacancia, US Surrogate courts, German Familiengericht, and European Union rules on cross-border successions.

We work with notaries handling inheritance cases in Germany and France. You do not need to explain basic intestate rules of your jurisdiction to us — chances are we already know them.

Our rates are competitive and being the compact team we are able to offer the most personalized service available.  We can offer express service if needed.

You might also use our service for certified translations of genealogical documents, GenealogyTranslations.com.

If you feel you might need our services, now or later, do not hesitate to give us a call at +1-646-873-6773 (New York), or +380-44-361-1673 (Kiev), or +7-499-500-7084 (Moscow), or + 972-3-7621573 (Tel Aviv) (ask for ext. 333).

You can also contact us using the form below. All queries are treated in the confidential manner.

We are available 24/7.

 

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