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I have been approach by heirhunter willing to help me get my

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I have been approach by heirhunter willing to help me get my deceased brother intestate estate(no will or issue) the want to charge 20% is that reasonable...I don't know estates value. Help please. Mrs Annette Risley
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
I assume that you have details of where your brother was living?
were you aware that he had died?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have been a foster child/woman for 51yrs. I lost contact with my real family and do NOT want to get in touch with 2 older sisters who have not applied for the estate in 4yrs as bro died in 2010. I did not know of his death till company called last week.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Then you have the choice of accepting the offer - or of having to contact the sisters and doing the leg work yourself.
Clearly the company feel that there are sufficient assets to make it worth their while - and it requires little effort on your part
In the end however the decision is yours to make
Please ask if you need further details
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

if I do let them do the work are they oblige to find my sisters too(they said that's 35% ) but will I get a third of the estate. Sorry I get tongue tied.or can I get a solicitor to deal with it and not let my real sisters know any info of my details.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

sorry have not received a reply yet and need to go out. Could you email me on [email protected] pls.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
Do you mean they have said they will charge more to do that?
Clare
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Yes they have. My concern is not the financial gain but that my details are not given to my blood sisters. I feel they should have their share too.

Expert:  Clare replied 3 years ago.
Hi
They will indeed need to have their shares of the money - and of course unless you let this firm handle the matter you will have to contact them yourself.
However if you do let them deal with it then they can keep your details confidential
Clare
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