Probate Genealogist

Over 37 years of specialist experience in
genealogy research for lawyers, trustees,
companies, executors and beneficiaries
Brief Us

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Estate Services

Fit for purpose genealogy investigations and location research.

  • Beneficiary/executor location research

Find missing beneficiaries/executors named in a will or identify and locate members of a class of beneficiaries. Read more…

  • Intestacy Entitlement Research / Interested Party Research

Identify and locate entitled relatives on intestacy or interested parties on informal will or de facto letters of administration applications. Read more…

  • Family Tree Verification

Independently verify family tree information provided by your client to mitigate the risk of errors or omissions. Read more…

  • Kinship proofs – birth, death, marriage, issue, divorce

Source birth, death and marriage certificates, parentage search certificates, prove divorce events, prove/disprove kinship for estate administration due diligence. Read more…

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Our Approach

Step 1
Estimate & Engage

Please brief us. You will then receive a formal estimate of fees for that work. We may need to liaise with an international research partner if necessary. Once accepted, we start the work!

Step 2
Research & Communicate

We undertake the research as directed in your original brief. You receive regular updates throughout the process as to progress, particular difficulties, recommendations and so on.

Step 3
Deliver Results

We prepare and deliver our research findings according to the format you have requested. If you would like to know more, please feel free to brief us or email us

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"We were unable to locate a missing beneficiary" the Worthington Clark "team were able to provide the relevant information in a speedy and professional manner. I would recommend this service and our firm will engage the services of Worthington Clark in the future."
Lisa Cranney, C E Cranney & Co Oatley, New South Wales
We were amazed and thoroughly satisfied by the service and would recommend Worthington Clark to anyone else in the legal profession wishing to locate missing beneficiaries
Kay Bishop, O'Connor & Co Solicitors Ettalong Beach, New South Wales
Worthington Clark provided a very knowledgeable, efficient and professional service to our law firm. They were able to provide guidance and direction when we were unsure of our next step and we are very grateful for their assistance with moving the matter forward.
Terry Kitchin, Power Cartwright Solicitors Gympie, Queensland
I could not have been happier. The job was completed, with updates along the way, pleasantly and without any problems nothing was too much trouble. It was completed to my satisfaction and I would not hesitate to engage them again should the need arise.
Emma Dorothy Turner Whittlesea, Victoria
Before using Worthington Clark, I was concerned about how we would locate a missing beneficiary in order to complete an Estate administration. Worthington Clark have since helped me successfully locate the missing beneficiaries. I found Worthington Clark to be prompt and efficient in their service and I would be very happy to recommend Worthington Clark for estate genealogy.
Philip Goldsmith Creaghe Lisle Solicitors
Working with Worthington Clark was an enjoyable experience and I would not hesitate in recommending them to others.
Philip Goldsmith Creaghe Lisle Solicitors