The Brighton Argus - July 2008
TV tells teen of inheritance, by Jonathan Staytori. A teen could be in line for a huge windfall after a TV show linked her to a £145,000 estate.
The Whitehaven News - July 2008
Heir hunters find £100k for Whitehaven family, by Margaret Crosby. The West Cumbrian descendants of Whitehaven-born Joseph Hilliard, who died in the North East last year, have benefited from his £100,000 estate.
The Sunderland Echo - July 2008
Heir Hunt ends in pay-out to family. Thousands of pounds left by a Wearside man have been reunited with his family thanks to heir detectives, writes Katie Wheeler. Joseph Hilliard's £100,000 estate was left unclaimed when he died last year without leaving a will. But his family, whom he had lost touch with, have received their inheritance thanks to genealogists and international probate researchers at Fraser & Fraser.
The Northern Echo - July 2008
Heir Apparent. Every Thursday, the Treasury releases a list of unclaimed estates, left by people who've died without making wills. If there are no heirs, then the government takes it all. A nice little earner, with unclaimed estates of half a million pounds knocking around. That's why Neil Fraser is there every week, to look at the Treasury list.
The Law Society Gazette - May 2008
Where there's a will... Wills and probate are set to become a much more competitive arena in the new legal service market, reports Grania Langdon-Down.
The Express and Star - April 2008
Truth about ring road tramp Fred. The truth about the secret life of Wolverhampton’s famous ring road tramp can today be revealed for the first time.
The Times, Times 2 Supplement - March 2008
Where there's no will... there's a fortune. Every day someone in the UK dies alone and intestate. This can prove lucrative for whoever turns out to be the next of kin - and to the probate researchers who inform the lucky individual.
Sunday Express Magazine - January 2008
Pennies from Heaven. Whether it's an unexpected inheritance from a distant relative, or a welcome win on Premium Bonds, a surprise windfall can change the course of your life in an instant. Christine Fieldhouse caught up with three unsuspecting recipients.