French law makes it the local authorities’ responsibility to find the owners of any vacant buildings in their localities (refer toFrench law of 13thof August 2004 and article 713 of the Civil Code). The law deems vacant property to be public property ; nevertheless, an investigation must be carried out to identify the owner and / or his beneficiaries.
Find(ing) relatives, life-insurance beneficiaries and dormant accounts…
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A co-owner dying with no known heirs might cause serious difficulties for the other owners of the building (unpaid charges, etc.). Only family heirs are able to settle these debts.
According to it, when the protected adult dies, an inheritance genealogist might be appointed in order to search for potentially unknown heirs. The appointment can be made by the courts at the request of the deceased’s legal representative. By creating a complete genealogical table, Andriveau allows the solicitor to settle the inheritance as fast as possible.
As a management agent or property manager’s adviser, your client might be the creditor of a deceased person or of a person with unknown heirs. As the correspondent of an international colleague, you need to find heirs in order to settle an inheritance in France or abroad. As the adviser of a property developer, you might need to look for the owners or heirs of a plot of land being built upon.
Following introduction of the French law of February 19th, 2014, it is a priority to identify the owners of escheated assets before they would be transferred to the French deposits fund (called “Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations”). Your inheritance service might find it difficult to find the beneficiaries of deceased persons’ accounts.
Ever since its foundation, the Archives Généalogiques Andriveau have worked in close partnership with notaries’ offices. Our company’s history is closely connected with the history of the French legal profession. This significant experience together with two centuries of mutual trust is a decinding factor in the missions we undertake.
(Verification and search for inheritance rights) Any private individual can require the services of an inheritance genealogist.
The French law of April 5th, 2007 improves the legal situation of legally incapacitated adults. According to it, when the protected adult dies, an inheritance genealogist might be appointed in order to search for potentially unknown heirs.
Following introduction of the French law of February 19th, 2014, it is a priority to identify the owners of escheated assets before they would be transferred to the French deposits fund (called “Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations”). Our office of inheritance genealogy helps you by bringing solutions and clarifying the situation of escheated contracts.