Browsing the archives for the Probate category

What does probate mean?

When someone dies ‘Probate’ is the term used to describe applying for the right to deal with and administering the deceased person’s estate and affairs.  Different terms may be used depending on where the deceased lived and whether or not they made a will before they died. So What does probate mean? If the deceased […]


Welcome prospective Heir Hunters!

Welcome to our shiny new blog – Heir Hound began as a simple free service to save heir hunters (both professional and ‘amateur’) having to check the Bona Vacantia every week. Users sign up and create surname alerts and Heir Hound does the hard work of updating our system from the Bona Vacantia every week […]